- exquisitely fine and subtle and pleasing; susceptible to injury
"a delicate violin passage"
- marked by great skill especially in meticulous technique
"a surgeon's delicate touch"
- of an instrument or device; capable of registering minute differences or changes precisely
"almost undetectable with even the most delicate instruments"
- It's a delicate situation.
- That's a delicate point.
- It's a delicate problem.
- He is delicate.
- Tom is delicate.
- A baby has delicate skin.
- It's a very delicate matter.
- Happiness is a delicate flower.
- She was delicate from birth.
- It's a very delicate question.
- He was a weak and delicate child.
- He was delicate as a child.
- My brother's health has been delicate.
- The delicate, graceful flowers are in bloom.
- A rose's petals are very delicate.