Synonyms of subtlety in English:

subtlety


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noun

1‘they prefer the cheese for its subtlety and depth of flavour’

SYNONYMS
delicacy, delicateness, subtleness, elusiveness, faintness
understatedness, understatement, mutedness, softness

2‘classification is fraught with subtlety’

SYNONYMS
fineness, subtleness, precision, preciseness, niceness, nicety, nuance, shade, detail, slightness, minuteness, narrowness, tenuousness, indistinctness, indefiniteness, lack of definition, elusiveness

3‘the subtlety of the human mind’

SYNONYMS
astuteness, keenness, acuteness, fineness, sharpness, razor-sharpness, sharp-wittedness, canniness, shrewdness, perceptiveness, perception, discernment, sensitivity, discrimination, penetration, percipience, perspicacity, perspicuity, acuity, sagacity, wisdom, cleverness, intelligence, skilfulness, skill, artfulness, dexterity, brightness, finesse
informal savvy
rare sapience
ANTONYMS

slow-wittedness, dullness

4‘the employers' tactics varied in their subtlety’

SYNONYMS
ingenuity, cleverness, skilfulness, expertise, adroitness, complexity, intricacy, cunning, guile, craftiness, wiliness, artfulness, deviousness
ANTONYMS

crudeness