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Definition of nicety noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    (pl. niceties) (formal)
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  1. 1[countable, usually plural] a small detail or point of difference, especially concerning the correct way of behaving or of doing things
  2. 2[uncountable] (formal) the quality of being very detailed or careful about something synonym precision the nicety of his argument
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