exquisite Meaning, Definition & Usage
adjective satellite intense or sharp
- suffered exquisite pain
- felt exquisite pleasure
adjective satellite lavishly elegant and refined
adjective satellite delicately beautiful
- a dainty teacup
- an exquisite cameo
adjective satellite of extreme beauty
- her exquisite face
Carefully selected or sought out; hence, of distinguishing and surpassing quality; exceedingly nice; delightfully excellent; giving rare satisfaction; as,. exquisiteworkmanship
Plate of rare device, and jewels Of reach and exquisite form. Shak.
I have no exquisite reason for 't, but I have reason good enough. Shak.
Exceeding; extreme; keen; -- used in a bad or a good sense; as,. exquisitepain or pleasure
Of delicate perception or close and accurate discrimination; not easy to satisfy; exact; nice; fastidious; as,. exquisitejudgment, taste, or discernment
His books of Oriental languages, wherein he was exquisite. Fuller.
Syn. -- Nice; delicate; exact; refined; choice; rare; matchless; consummate; perfect.
One who manifests an exquisite attention to external appearance; one who is overnice in dress or ornament; a fop; a dandy.