Pronunciation: nīs
a.1.Foolish; silly; simple; ignorant; also, weak; effeminate.
But say that we ben wise and nothing nice.
- Chaucer.
2.Of trifling moment; unimportant; trivial.
3.Overscrupulous or exacting; hard to please or satisfy; fastidious in small matters.
Curious not knowing, not exact but nice.
- Pope.
And to taste
Think not I shall be nice.
- Milton.
4.Delicate; refined; dainty; pure.
Dear love, continue nice and chaste.
- Donne.
A nice and subtile happiness.
- Milton.
5.Apprehending slight differences or delicate distinctions; distinguishing accurately or minutely; carefully discriminating; as, a nice taste or judgment.
6.Done or made with careful labor; suited to excite admiration on account of exactness; evidencing great skill; exact; fine; finished; as, nice proportions, nice workmanship, a nice application; exactly or fastidiously discriminated; requiring close discrimination; as, a nice point of law, a nice distinction in philosophy.
7.Pleasing; agreeable; gratifying; delightful; good; as, a nice party; a nice excursion; a nice day; a nice sauce, etc.
8.Pleasant; kind; as, a nice person.
9.Well-mannered; well-behaved; as, nice children.
To make nice of
to be scrupulous about.
- Shak.
Noun1.Nice - a city in southeastern France on the Mediterranean; the leading resort on the French Riviera
Adj.1.nice - pleasant or pleasing or agreeable in nature or appearance; "what a nice fellow you are and we all thought you so nasty"- George Meredith; "nice manners"; "a nice dress"; "a nice face"; "a nice day"; "had a nice time at the party"; "the corn and tomatoes are nice today"
nasty, awful - offensive or even (of persons) malicious; "in a nasty mood"; "a nasty accident"; "a nasty shock"; "a nasty smell"; "a nasty trick to pull"; "Will he say nasty things at my funeral?"- Ezra Pound
2.nice - socially or conventionally correct; refined or virtuous; "from a decent family"; "a nice girl"
Synonyms: decent
3.nice - done with delicacy and skill; "a nice bit of craft"; "a job requiring nice measurements with a micrometer"; "a nice shot"
Synonyms: skillful
4.nice - excessively fastidious and easily disgusted; "too nice about his food to take to camp cooking"; "so squeamish he would only touch the toilet handle with his elbow"
5.nice - noting distinctions with nicety; "a discriminating interior designer"; "a nice sense of color"; "a nice point in the argument"
Synonyms: discriminate
6.nice - exhibiting courtesy and politeness; "a nice gesture"
Synonyms: courteous, gracious
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