To see all instances of the word
delicacy
used in
Jane Eyre
please enable javascript.

delicacy
Used in
Jane Eyre
Go to Book Vocabulary
  • They could not be the daughters of the elderly person at the table; for she looked like a rustic, and they were all delicacy and cultivation.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • No, no, sir; besides the delicacy and richness of the fabric, I found nothing save Fairfax Rochester's pride; and that did not scare me, because I am used to the sight of the demon.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • They might have said, as I have no doubt they thought, that they had believed me to be without any friends save them: for, indeed, I had often said so; but, with their true natural delicacy, they abstained from comment, except that Diana asked me if I was sure I was well enough to travel.  (not reviewed by editor)

To see samples from other sources, click a sense of the word below:
as in: delicacy of her brushwork
as in: eat the delicacy
as in: discuss with delicacy
as in: offend her delicacy
To see an overview of word senses, click here.

Go to Book Vocabulary
VerbalWorkout Learn more easily.   Think more clearly.   Express more effectively.