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Synonyms for nice
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Nice(adj)

    a city in southeastern France on the Mediterranean; the leading resort on the French Riviera

    Antonyms:
    unfastidious, unrespectable, nasty, mean, imprecise, awful, filthy, hateful, impolite, grotty, lousy, dirty

  2. nice(adj)

    pleasant or pleasing or agreeable in nature or appearance

    "what a nice fellow you are and we all thought you so nasty"- George Meredith; "nice manners"; "a nice dress"; "a nice face"; "a nice day"; "had a nice time at the party"; "the corn and tomatoes are nice today"

    Synonyms:
    dainty, courteous, overnice, gracious, squeamish, skillful, prissy, decent

    Antonyms:
    mean, hateful, nasty, lousy, awful, unrespectable, filthy, grotty, impolite, unfastidious, imprecise, dirty

  3. decent, nice(adj)

    socially or conventionally correct; refined or virtuous

    "from a decent family"; "a nice girl"

    Synonyms:
    comme il faut, courteous, overnice, adequate, decorous, comely, becoming, squeamish, gracious, dainty, enough, skillful, prissy, seemly, decent

    Antonyms:
    impolite, hateful, filthy, imprecise, dirty, unfastidious, awful, grotty, unrespectable, lousy, nasty, mean

  4. nice, skillful(adj)

    done with delicacy and skill

    "a nice bit of craft"; "a job requiring nice measurements with a micrometer"; "a nice shot"

    Synonyms:
    dainty, courteous, skilful, overnice, proficient, good, gracious, squeamish, practiced, adept, skillful, prissy, expert, decent

    Antonyms:
    dirty, lousy, unrespectable, awful, mean, grotty, hateful, unfastidious, nasty, impolite, filthy, imprecise

  5. dainty, nice, overnice, prissy, squeamish(adj)

    excessively fastidious and easily disgusted

    "too nice about his food to take to camp cooking"; "so squeamish he would only touch the toilet handle with his elbow"

    Synonyms:
    mincing, straitlaced, prissy, squeamish, decent, dainty, puritanical, straightlaced, priggish, overnice, skillful, straight-laced, gracious, tight-laced, strait-laced, niminy-piminy, courteous, prudish, victorian, prim, exquisite, twee, square-toed

    Antonyms:
    imprecise, lousy, grotty, unrespectable, awful, unfastidious, nasty, mean, hateful, impolite, dirty, filthy

  6. courteous, gracious, nice(adj)

    exhibiting courtesy and politeness

    "a nice gesture"

    Synonyms:
    courteous, overnice, squeamish, gracious, dainty, benignant, prissy, skillful, decent

    Antonyms:
    grotty, unfastidious, lousy, impolite, hateful, dirty, filthy, awful, mean, imprecise, nasty, unrespectable

Wiktionary

  1. nice(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    lovely, sweet, pleasant, kind, charming, delightful, friendly

    Antonyms:
    horrid, horrible, nasty

  2. nice(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    tasty, moreish, appetizing, delicious, appetising, scrummy, scrumptious

    Antonyms:
    gross, disgusting, rank, putrid, distasteful, horrible, horrid, nauseating, foul, nasty, rancid, sickening, awful, unsatisfactory

  3. nice(adjective)

    Showing or requiring great precision or sensitive discernment; subtle.

    Synonyms:
    fine, subtle

  4. nice(adjective)

    What is a nice person like you doing in a place like this?

    Antonyms:
    naughty

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. nice

    Fine (Latin finis, end) denotes that which has been brought to a full end, finished. From this root-sense many derived meanings branch out, causing words quite remote from each other to be alike synonyms of fine. That which is truly finished, brought to an ideal end, is excellent of its kind, and beautiful, if a thing that admits of beauty; as, a fine house, fine trees, a fine woman, a fine morning; if a thing that admits of the removal of impurities, it is not finished till these are removed, and hence fine signifies clarified, clear, pure, refined; as, fine gold. That which is finished is apt to be polished, smooth to the touch, minutely exact in outline; hence fine comes to be a synonym for all words like dainty, delicate, exquisite; as, fine manners, a fine touch, fine perceptions. As that which is delicate is apt to be small, by an easy extension of meaning fine becomes a synonym for slender, slight, minute, comminuted; as, a fine thread, fine sand; or for filmy, tenuous, thin; as, a fine lace, fine wire; and as a thin edge is keen, sharp, fine becomes also a synonym for these words; as, a fine point, a fine edge. Compare BEAUTIFUL; MINUTE.

    Synonyms:
    beautiful, clarified, clear, comminuted, dainty, delicate, elegant, excellent, exquisite, fine, gauzy, handsome, keen, minute, polished, pure, refined, sensitive, sharp, slender, slight, small, smooth, splendid, subtile, subtle, tenuous, thin

    Antonyms:
    big, blunt, clumsy, coarse, great, heavy, huge, immense, large, rude, stout, thick

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. nice

    Synonyms:
    fastidious, scrupulous, accurate, neat, discerning, dainty, pleasant, agreeable, exact, fine, finished, particular

    Antonyms:
    coarse, unscrupulous, inaccurate, rude, rough, undiscriminating, nasty, nauseous, disagreeable

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. nice(a.)

    Synonyms:
    exact, accurate, precise, critical, definite, strict, rigorous

  2. nice(a.)

    Synonyms:
    fastidious, dainty, squeamish, punctilious, finical, difficult, over-scrupulous, exacting, hard to please, very particular

  3. nice(a.)

    Synonyms:
    subtile, fine, refined, minute

  4. nice(a.)

    Synonyms:
    delicate, dainty, luscious, soft, tender, savory, delicious, palatable

  5. nice(a.)

    Synonyms:
    [Colloquial.] pleasant, agreeable, delightful, good

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. NICE

    Synonyms:
    MedspeakUK National Institute for Health & Clinical Excellence

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How to use nice in a sentence?

  1. Chairman Kim:

    I am really pleased for this opportunity. After having a nice meeting we can enjoy a meal together.

  2. Rory McIlroy:

    Only shooting one-under yesterday on the south course, I knew I needed to go out and shoot something at least in the mid 60s to just make the cut, let alone get back in the golf tournament, so it was nice to eagle the first hole we played and it's always a bonus when you can hole a wedge shot as well. All in all a good round of golf and at least have a shot going into the weekend.

  3. Will Powell:

    The first lessons are as basic as learning to call a dog across a room and be nice. The dogs don't get a pay check so handlers have to provide love and encouragement.

  4. Addison Walker:

    It's not true that nice guys finish last. Nice guys are winners before the game even starts.

  5. Chairman Ajay Singh:

    It is not very nice to have a 33% target to be honest. Ideally it should be anybody who is capable, but I think for periods of time positive discrimination helps. I think in countries like ours these women become terrific role models for young women.


Translations for nice

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  • عَطِر, لطيف, عَطِرة, حسن, طيبة, طيبArabic
  • pěkný, příjemný, milý, krásný, hezký, pěkněCzech
  • pænDanish
  • hübsch, super, nett, freundlich, wunderbar, angenehm, toll, lieb, schön, geil, lecker, sympathischGerman
  • ωραίας, καλός, νόστιμοςGreek
  • simpático, bueno, agradable, bello, bonito, rico, lindo, amableSpanish
  • maitsev, meeldiv, kenaEstonian
  • atseginBasque
  • دلپذیر, ناز, پسندیده, خوشبو, خوشمزهPersian
  • mukavaFinnish
  • bon, belle, jolie, joli, bonne, beauFrench
  • deasIrish
  • laghach, snogScottish Gaelic
  • יפה, נעה, נחמד, נעימה, נחמדה, נעיםHebrew
  • अच्छाHindi
  • szép, kellemesHungarian
  • buono, gentile, bella, bello, buona, simpaticoItalian
  • 快い, 可愛いJapanese
  • 좋은Korean
  • lepidusLatin
  • aantrekkelijke, mooi, knappe, fijn, aangenaam, fijne, lekker, aangename, aantrekkelijk, mooie, lekkere, leuk, knap, netjes, goed zoDutch
  • pen, fin, hyggelig, sympatiskNorwegian
  • miły, przyjemnyPolish
  • bonito, agradável, bom, simpático, beleza, ótimoPortuguese
  • милый, приятный, симпатичный, тонкий, вкусный, хорошийRussian
  • krásny, pekný, príjemný, milýSlovak
  • fin, smaklig, vacker, läcker, vänlig, sympatisk, god, najs, snyggSwedish
  • nzuriSwahili
  • ఆకర్షణీయమైన, పసందైనTelugu
  • iyi, hoş, güzelTurkish
  • اچھاUrdu
  • 不错Chinese

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