Synonyms and Antonyms of nicety
1 a single piece of information <knows all the niceties of diplomatic protocol> Synonyms datum, detail, fact, particular, particularity, point, specificRelated Words article, item; component, constituent, element, ingredient, member, part; aspect, circumstance, facet, factor; evidence, exhibit; database, information, knowledgeNear Antonyms error, fallacy, falsehood, inaccuracy, misconception, misstatement, myth
2 something that adds to one's ease of living <a woman too fond of the niceties of urban living to even consider becoming a farmer's wife> Synonyms accommodation, amenity, convenience, creature comfort, luxury, mod con [chiefly British], comfortRelated Words bonus, extra; benefit, help, service; anodyne, solace; delight, indulgence, joy, pleasureAntonyms burden, millstone, weight
3 the quality or state of being very accurate <there's a nicety of detail in his meticulously painted landscapes> Synonyms accuracy, accurateness, closeness, delicacy, exactitude, exactness, fineness, precision, perfection, preciseness, rigor, rigorousness, ultraprecision, veracityRelated Words correctness, fidelity, rightness, strictness, truth; definiteness, definitiveness, definitude, determinacy; precision, subtlety; care, carefulness, fastidiousness, meticulousness, persnicketinessNear Antonyms approximation, roundness; falseness, falsity, incorrectness, wrongness; carelessness, guesswork, looseness; indefiniteness, vaguenessAntonyms coarseness, impreciseness, imprecision, inaccuracy, inexactitude, inexactness, roughness
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