Associations to the word «Subtlety»
SUBTLETY, noun. (uncountable) The quality or fact of being subtle.
SUBTLETY, noun. (countable) An instance of being subtle, a subtle thing, especially a subtle argument or distinction.
SUBTLETY, noun. (countable) An ornate medieval illusion dish or table decoration, especially when made from one thing but crafted to look like another.
SUBTLETY, noun. A subtle difference in meaning or opinion or attitude; "without understanding the finer nuances you can't enjoy the humor"; "don't argue about shades of meaning".
SUBTLETY, noun. The quality of being difficult to detect or analyze; "you had to admire the subtlety of the distinctions he drew".
It is better wither to be silent, or to say things of more value than silence. Sooner throw a pearl at hazard than an idle or useless word; and do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in a few.