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Definition of "subtleness" [sub•tle•ness]

  • The property of being subtle, of avoiding brute force and instead being clever or skillful. (noun)

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Use "subtleness" in a sentence
  • "Their subtleness is exactly what makes them so difficult to reproduce."
  • "Belbeis had long ago proved his fidelity, and as to his "subtleness," of which Naoum had spoken, that was beyond doubt."
  • "Dredging up an obscure event from Paul's student years, this ad lacks any subtleness while making hysterical smears that it couldn't possibly support."