简明英汉词典

delicate
[5delikit]
adj.
精巧的, 精致的, 病弱的, 脆弱的, 微妙的, 棘手的, 灵敏的, 精密的

美国传统词典[双解]

delicate
del.i.cate
AHD:[dμl“1-k1t]
D.J.[6delikit]
K.K.[6dWl!k!t]
adj.(形容词)

(1)

Pleasing to the senses, especially in a subtle way:
精美的:愉悦于感官的,尤指以微妙难以察觉的方式:
a delicate flavor; a delicate violin passage.
精美的口味;优雅的小提琴乐章

(2)

Exquisitely fine or dainty:
精细的,雅致的:
delicate china.
精美的瓷器

(3)

Frail in constitution or health.
体弱的,羸弱的:体质或健康娇弱的

(4)

Easily broken or damaged:
脆弱的;易损坏的:
a kite too delicate to fly.
太易损坏而无法飞起来的风筝

(5)

Marked by sensitivity of discrimination:
敏锐的:具有敏锐辨别力特征的:
a critic's delicate perception.
一个评论家敏锐的洞察力

(6)

Considerate of the feelings of others.
体贴的:体谅他人感情的

(7)

Concerned with propriety.
得体的,优雅的

(8)

Squeamish or fastidious.
神经质的,爱挑剔的

(9)

Requiring tactful treatment:
微妙的,棘手的:要求处理手段圆滑的:
a delicate situation.
微妙的局势

(10)

Fine or soft in touch or skill:
细腻的:触摸或技巧柔和的:
a surgeon's delicate touch.
外科医生轻柔的触摸

(11)

Measuring, indicating, or responding to very small changes; precise:
灵敏的:能测量出、指示出、反应出微小变化的;精确的:
a delicate set of scales.
精密的刻度

(12)

Very subtle in difference or distinction.
细微的:难以区分或区别的

语源

(1)

Middle English delicat
中古英语 delicat

(2)

French délicat
法语 délicat

(3)

both from Latin d?3tus} [pleasing]
都源自 拉丁语 d?3tus} [令人愉悦的]

继承用法

delicately
adv.(副词)

delicateness
n.(名词)

参考词汇

(1)

delicatechoicedaintyelegantexquisitefine

(2)

The central meaning shared by these adjectives is “appealing to refined taste”:
这些形容词共有的主要的意思是“吸引人的高雅品味的”:
a delicate flavor;
鲜美的味道;
choice exotic flowers;
精选的美丽花朵;
a dainty dish;
精致的一道菜;
elegant handwriting;
优美的书法;
an exquisite wine;
飘香的美酒;
the finest embroidery. See also Synonyms at fragile
精美细致的刺绣 参见同义词 fragile

现代英汉词典

delicate
[5delIkEt]
adj.

(1)

易损的;易破碎的;纤细的
a delicate glass
容易破碎的玻璃杯
Delicate plants must be protected from cold wind and frost.
娇弱的植物必须妥为保护以避免风霜的侵袭。

(2)

微妙的
a delicate subject
微妙的主题

(3)

易病的;娇弱的;体质差的
a delicate looking child
看起来瘦弱的小孩
a delicate child who is often ill
一个经常生病的娇弱孩子

(4)

娇嫩的;轻淡的
delicate colors
柔和的颜色

现代英汉综合大辞典

delicate
[5delikit]
adj.

(1)

精美的, 精致的, 精巧的

(2)

优美的, 优雅的, 奢华的

(3)

纤细的, 脆弱的, 柔和的

(4)

美味的, 鲜美的

(5)

敏感的, (仪器等)灵敏的; 精密的

(6)

微妙的, 需慎重考虑的, 需慎重处理的

(7)

贤淑的, 清淡的

(8)

关心的; 得体的
a delicate piece of embroidery
精致的刺绣品
delicate feeling
温情
delicate colors
柔和的颜色
The international situation is very delicate atpresent.
当前的国际形势十分微妙。
He has a delicate sense ofsmell.
他嗅觉灵敏。

继承用法

delicately
adv.

delicateness
n.

参考词汇
delicate     dainty     exquisite    
均指“精致优美的”。

(1)

delicate 指“织物的组织、肌肉的肌理等的纤细柔软、本质的优美或结构中的精密, 使感官或心灵感到舒适而愉快的”, 如:
a delicate work
一件精美的作品。

(2)

dainty 指“小巧玲珑, 结构完善, 有一种使视觉或味觉感觉愉快的美”, 如:
a dainty dress
非常精致的衣服。

(3)

exquisite语气比以上两词强, 指“精美而高尚的”, 如; exquisite craftsmanship精湛的技艺。

用法词典

delicate
源自拉古语delicatus 使人高兴的
英文相关词典

delicate
dainty    fine    fragile    frail    light    mild    sensitive    soft    tender    coarse    crude    gross    indelicate    rude    

[七国语言]英汉公共大词典

delicate
敏感的;微妙的;苗条的

美国传统词典

delicate
del.i.cate
AHD:[dμl“1-k1t]
D.J.[6delikit]
K.K.[6dWl!k!t]
adj.

(1)

Pleasing to the senses, especially in a subtle way:
a delicate flavor; a delicate violin passage.

(2)

Exquisitely fine or dainty:
delicate china.

(3)

Frail in constitution or health.

(4)

Easily broken or damaged:
a kite too delicate to fly.

(5)

Marked by sensitivity of discrimination:
a critic's delicate perception.

(6)

Considerate of the feelings of others.

(7)

Concerned with propriety.

(8)

Squeamish or fastidious.

(9)

Requiring tactful treatment:
a delicate situation.

(10)

Fine or soft in touch or skill:
a surgeon's delicate touch.

(11)

Measuring, indicating, or responding to very small changes; precise:
a delicate set of scales.

(12)

Very subtle in difference or distinction.

语源

(1)

Middle English delicat

(2)

French délicat

(3)

both from Latin d?3tus} [pleasing]

继承用法

delicately
adv.

delicateness
n.

参考词汇

(1)

delicate, choice, dainty, elegant, exquisite, fine

(2)

The central meaning shared by these adjectives is “appealing to refined taste”:
a delicate flavor;
choice exotic flowers;
a dainty dish;
elegant handwriting;
an exquisite wine;
the finest embroidery. See also Synonyms at fragile

英汉化学大词典

delicate
adj.精密的,优美的,细致的,精致的,娇弱的;n.灵敏的仪器,准确的重量

英汉计算机大词典

delicate
adj.精密的(优美的,细致的)

英汉建筑大词典

delicate
adj.精美的,细致的,微妙的

英汉农牧林大词典

delicate
n.精致的,细巧的,灵敏的

英汉水利大词典

delicate
n.灵敏的,准确的,易损的

英汉医学大词典

delicate
n.柔弱的,病弱的

英汉中医大词典

delicate
n.病弱的,脆弱的,难以处理的

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