SUBTLE MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Subtle Definition & Synonyms

  1. (superl.) Characterized by refinement and niceness in drawing distinctions; nicely discriminating; -- said of persons; as, a subtle logician; refined; tenuous; sinuous; insinuating; hence, penetrative or pervasive; -- said of the mind; its faculties, or its operations; as, a subtle intellect; a subtle imagination; a subtle process of thought; also, difficult of apprehension; elusive.
  2. (superl.) Sly in design; artful; cunning; insinuating; subtile; -- applied to persons; as, a subtle foe.
  3. (superl.) Smooth and deceptive.
  4. (superl.) Cunningly devised; crafty; treacherous; as, a subtle stratagem.


Synonyms:
Elusive, Insidious, Pernicious,

• Subtleties Definition & Synonyms

  1. (pl. ) of Subtlety


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