Addicted to pleasure; luxurious; voluptuous; alluring.
- Pleasing to the senses, especially in a subtle way: a delicate flavor; a delicate violin passage.
- Exquisitely fine or dainty: delicate china.
- Frail in constitution or health.
- Easily broken or damaged: a kite too delicate to fly.
- Marked by sensitivity of discrimination: a critic's delicate perception.
- Considerate of the feelings of others.
- Concerned with propriety.
- Squeamish or fastidious.
- Requiring tactful treatment: a delicate situation.
- Fine or soft in touch or skill: a surgeon's delicate touch.
- Measuring, indicating, or responding to very small changes; precise: a delicate set of scales.
- Very subtle in difference or distinction.