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Definition of Subtilty

Subtilty
Subtilty Sub"til*ty, n. [Contr. fr. subtility.] 1. The quality or state of being subtile; thinness; fineness; as, the subtility of air or light. 2. Refinement; extreme acuteness; subtlety. Intelligible discourses are spoiled by too much subtility in nice divisions. --Locke. 3. Cunning; skill; craft. [Obs.] To learn a lewd man this subtility. --Chaucer. 4. Slyness in design; artifice; guile; a cunning design or artifice; a trick; subtlety. O full of all subtility and all mischief. --Acts xiii. 10. Note: In senses 2, 3, and 4 the word is more commonly written subtlety.

Meaning of Subtilty from wikipedia

- Westchester farmer'). Calling the writing a less than imposed "labyrinth of subtilty," Hamilton once again rebuts Seabury's claim that the Congress in Philadelphia...
- Bermuda's and Virginia, whereby they have most Trayterously, by Force and Subtilty, usurped a Power of Government, and seized the Estates of many well-affected...
- illustrations, comparisons, and allusions; their learning instructs, and their subtilty surprises; but the reader commonly thinks his improvement dearly bought...
- December 2017. Boyle, Robert (1772) [1673]. Birch, T (ed.). On the Strange Subtilty of Effluviums/Of the Determinate Nature of Effluviums. J. and F. Rivington...
- Qualities 1672 – Origin and Virtues of Gems 1673 – Essays of the Strange Subtilty, Great Efficacy, Determinate Nature of Effluviums 1674 – Two volumes of...
- subsistence of himself and his fellow-soldiers." A "man of experience and subtilty," Hengist told Vortigern that his enemies ****ailed him from every quarter...
- readers, uncorrupted by literary prejudices, after all the refinements of subtilty and the dogmatism of learning, must be generally decided all claims to...
- is, in one sense, plenty of “magic”. Merlin does this or that “by his subtilty”, Bercilak resumes his severed head. But all these p****ages have unmistakably...
- Christianity; the rites of the Pantheon p****ed into her 'worship, and the subtilties of the Academy into her creed.' Many pagan customs were adopted by the...
- it is surely much that he made the grammar, formerly a maze of Indian subtilty, as simple and attractive as that of Gr**** or Latin, introduced the study...
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