sentence or phrase from source: The nuances of flavor and fragrance cannot be described accurately from this deilght...

definition: 1 : a subtle distinction or variation

2 : a subtle quality : NICETY

3 : sensibility to, awareness of, or ability to express delicate shadings (as of meaning, feeling, or value)

synonyms: None.

antonyms: None.

other forms of word: Nuanced?

my own sentence: A nuance of music came flooding into the cafe.


First known use: 1781

History and Etymology: French, from Middle French, shade of color, from nuer to make shades of color, from nue cloud, from Latin nubes; perhaps akin to Welsh nudd mist