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Definition of Exquisite

Exquisite

  1. Carefully selected or sought out; hence, of distinguishing and surpassing quality; exceedingly nice; delightfully excellent; giving rare satisfaction; as, exquisite workmanship.
  2. Exceeding; extreme; keen; -- used in a bad or a good sense; as, exquisite pain or pleasure.
  3. Of delicate perception or close and accurate discrimination; not easy to satisfy; exact; nice; fastidious; as, exquisite judgment, taste, or discernment.
  4. One who manifests an exquisite attention to external appearance; one who is overnice in dress or ornament; a fop; a dandy.

Exquisite Quotations

Words have no power to impress the mind without the exquisite horror of their reality.
Edgar Allan Poe

Every day we should hear at least one little song, read one good poem, see one exquisite picture, and, if possible, speak a few sensible words.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Gratitude is the most exquisite form of courtesy.
Jacques Maritain

Coral reefs represent some of the world's most spectacular beauty spots, but they are also the foundation of marine life: without them many of the sea's most exquisite species will not survive.
Sheherazade Goldsmith

Ice-cream is exquisite - what a pity it isn't illegal.
Voltaire
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Exquisite Translations

exquisite in German is auserlesene
exquisite in Latin is exquisitus
exquisite in Spanish is exquisito