Delicate in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Delicate

Easily damaged or requiring careful handling. | Characterized by a fine structure or thin lines. | Intended for use with fragile items.

Short Example Sentences for Delicate

  • 1. Forgive me in consideration of my very delicate health. 🔊
  • 2. Scenes of pain may be appalling to the delicate female. 🔊
  • 3. It is painted black and pointed with delicate gold threads. 🔊
  • 4. He was just six years old, a sweet, delicate child. 🔊
  • 5. Oh, Davy was too deep for me, and delicate as deep! 🔊
  • 6. We talked in delicate innuendo of what should be glorious freedoms. 🔊
  • 7. I never remember eating another with quite the same delicate flavour. 🔊
  • 8. The tiny, delicate figure seemed almost lost in the lofty arched room. 🔊
  • 9. The delicate nose, the oval face, every feature is so femininely regular. 🔊
  • 10. Philippa's very delicate eyebrows were drawn together in a slight frown. 🔊

How to use Delicate in Sentences?

  • 1. Hubert expected to find in these papers a more delicate appreciation of his work. 🔊
  • 2. This would be a delicate way to discharge the obligation under which his kindness had placed her. 🔊
  • 3. I ought to have spoken about it to you before; but the subject is a delicate one. 🔊
  • 4. The villains could not sympathize with the delicate feelings of a man in station. 🔊
  • 5. It was astonishing to see so delicate and beautiful a being buffet so resolutely with hardships. 🔊
  • 6. The thoughts that so delicate a creature must be abandoned to my rude companions, maddened me. 🔊
  • 7. He must walk over what may be considered delicate ground, but he shall not be harmed. 🔊
  • 8. She seemed too exquisite for earthly use; too delicate and exalted for human attainment. 🔊
  • 9. I admired their high and delicate principles, and respected their almost fatiguing modesty. 🔊
  • 10. Those delicate features, fine hands, trim ankles, and silken hair told their own story. 🔊
  • 11. They were used to it, like the horses that bore them; but Bowles was a more delicate plant. 🔊
  • 12. But it is always a delicate matter to fathom the depth of a medical man's sagaciousness. 🔊
  • 13. Jones demurred, but yielded with the proviso that the thing was to be done in the most delicate manner possible. 🔊
  • 14. She was still pretty, for hers was a face to which pallor lent the delicate sweetness of a white rose-leaf. 🔊
  • 15. And he, as he held her warm and delicate hand in his own, was conscious of a strange tumult in his heart. 🔊
  • 16. My imagination moves in broad gestures; her's was delicate with a real dread of extravagance. 🔊
  • 17. Summer had laid her hands upon the land, broadening with vigorous strokes the delicate colours of the faded spring. 🔊
  • 18. I found my attitudes of restrained and delicate affection for Margaret increasingly difficult to sustain. 🔊
  • 19. The easy undulations, as they ran off to the unattainable horizon, were so many waves of delicate and varying color. 🔊
  • 20. The small iron bed was hidden by a canopy of frilly lace and a coverlet of transparent, delicate mull with an underslip of blue. 🔊
  • 21. He had then touched the panel with his delicate knuckles; no voice had answered, and with a mirthful look he lifted the latch and we both entered. 🔊
  • 22. Yes, I had the honor of advising him in several matters and of carrying through some rather delicate negotiations for him. 🔊
  • 23. It was covered with close, delicate composition, so small as to fill a double page, and distinct as any printing. 🔊
  • 24. Her dress to-night, of delicate blue crepe, began slightly below the throat and reached almost to her ankles. 🔊
  • 25. It was the world that Stephen knew; life moulded in sculptural forms and encrusted with the delicate patina of tradition. 🔊