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Synonyms for exquisite
ɪkˈskwɪz ɪt, ˈɛk skwɪ zɪt; ˈɛk skwɪ zɪt; ɪkˈskwɪz ɪtex·quis·ite

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Wiktionary

  1. exquisiteadjective

    Synonyms:
    discriminating, beautiful, delicate

  2. exquisiteadjective

    Fop, dandy.

    They sell good coffee and pastries, but their chocolate is exquisite.

    Synonyms:
    beautiful, discriminating, delicate

  3. exquisiteadjective

    Carefully adjusted; precise; accurate; exact.

    Synonyms:
    beautiful, delicate, discriminating

  4. exquisiteadjective

    Recherché; far-fetched; abstruse.

    Synonyms:
    delicate, beautiful, discriminating

  5. exquisiteadjective

    Of special beauty or rare excellence.

    Synonyms:
    delicate, beautiful, discriminating

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. exquisite

    The definition of beauty, "perfection of form," is a good key to the meaning of beautiful, if we understand "form" in its widest sense. There must also be harmony and unity, and in human beings spiritual loveliness, to constitute an object or a person really beautiful. Thus, we speak of a beautiful landscape, a beautiful poem. But beautiful implies also, in concrete objects, softness of outline and delicacy of mold; it is opposed to all that is hard and rugged, hence we say a beautiful woman, but not a beautiful man. Beautiful has the further limit of not transcending our powers of appreciation. Pretty expresses in a far less degree that which is pleasing to a refined taste in objects comparatively small, slight, and dainty; as, a pretty bonnet; a pretty girl. That is handsome which is not only superficially pleasing, but well and harmoniously proportioned, with usually the added idea that it is made so by art, breeding, or training; as, a handsome horse; a handsome house. Handsome is a term far inferior to beautiful; we may even say a handsome villain. Fair denotes what is bright, smooth, clear, and without blemish; as, a fair face. The word applies wholly to what is superficial; we can say "fair, yet false." In a specific sense, fair has the sense of blond, as opposed to dark or brunette. One who possesses vivacity, wit, good nature, or other pleasing qualities may be attractive without beauty. Comely denotes an aspect that is smooth, genial, and wholesome, with a certain fulness of contour and pleasing symmetry, tho falling short of the beautiful; as, a comely matron. That is picturesque which would make a striking picture.

    Synonyms:
    attractive, beauteous, beautiful, bewitching, bonny, charming, comely, delightful, elegant, fair, fine, graceful, handsome, lovely, picturesque, pretty

    Antonyms:
    awkward, clumsy, deformed, disgusting, frightful, ghastly, grim, grisly, grotesque, hideous, horrid, odious, repulsive, shocking, ugly, unattractive, uncouth, ungainly, unlovely, unpleasant

    Preposition:
    Beautiful to the eye; beautiful in appearance, in spirit; "beautiful for situation," Ps. xlviii, 2; beautiful of aspect, of its kind.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. exquisite

    Synonyms:
    choice, rare, refined, delicate, perfect, matchless, intense, consummate, delicious

    Antonyms:
    common, coarse, ordinary

Princeton's WordNet

  1. exquisite, keenadjective

    intense or sharp

    "suffered exquisite pain"; "felt exquisite pleasure"

    Synonyms:
    incisive, slap-up, cracking, neat, sharp, lancinating, dainty, cutting, swell, knifelike, great, keen, nifty, not bad(p), discriminating, bang-up, smashing, groovy, acute, corking, penetrating, recherche, lancinate, piercing, bully, dandy, peachy, stabbing, penetrative

    Antonyms:
    ugly, inelegant, rugged, mild

  2. exquisite, rechercheadjective

    lavishly elegant and refined

    Synonyms:
    dainty, keen, recherche

    Antonyms:
    ugly, rugged, inelegant, mild

  3. dainty, exquisiteadjective

    delicately beautiful

    "a dainty teacup"; "an exquisite cameo"

    Synonyms:
    dainty, overnice, keen, recherche, squeamish, twee, niminy-piminy, prim, nice, prissy, mincing

    Antonyms:
    ugly, mild, inelegant, rugged

  4. exquisiteadjective

    of extreme beauty

    "her exquisite face"

    Synonyms:
    dainty, keen, recherche

    Antonyms:
    mild, rugged, ugly, inelegant

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. exquisitenoun

    Synonyms:
    nice, exact, accurate, discriminating, delicate, refined

  2. exquisitenoun

    Synonyms:
    select, choice, excellent, rare, valuable, precious

  3. exquisitenoun

    Synonyms:
    consummate, complete, perfect, matchless

  4. exquisitenoun

    Synonyms:
    acute, intense, poignant, keen

  5. exquisitenoun

    Synonyms:
    dandy, fop, beau, popinjay, jackanapes, SWELL, man-milliner, man of dress, vain fellow

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. exquisiteadjective

    Synonyms:
    beautiful, rare, choice, discriminating, fastidious, keen, acute, poignant, matchless, consummate, incomparable

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "exquisite":

    faboo, delightful, delicious, refined, lovely, beautiful

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How to use exquisite in a sentence?

  1. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    If my life were a fragrance, I would surely like her to smell like Petrichor, the exquisite eloquent earthy essence that is emitted from the dry thirsty ground; by Earth herself after her long awaited union with the first rain shower of the season.

  2. Dorothy Parker:

    Those who have mastered etiquette, who are entirely, impeccably right, would seem to arrive at a point of exquisite dullness.

  3. Jacques Maritain:

    Gratitude is the most exquisite form of courtesy.

  4. Melania Trump:

    Paul Cézanne's work is a celebration, it was perfect timing to have these exquisite paintings in Washington while Brigitte Macron on a outing was in town.

  5. Thomas Huxley:

    Mathematics may be compared to a mill of exquisite workmanship, which grinds your stuff to any degree of fineness; but, nevertheless, what you get out depends on what you put in; and as the grandest mill in the world will not extract wheat flour from peas cods, so pages of formulae will not get a definite result out of loose data.


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