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Definition 1: a city in southeastern France on the Mediterranean; the leading resort on the French Riviera - [noun denoting location]

(nice is an instance of ...) a large and densely populated urban area; may include several independent administrative districts

"Ancient Troy was a great city"

(... is part of nice) a republic in western Europe; the largest country wholly in Europe

Definition 2: pleasant or pleasing or agreeable in nature or appearance - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where nice or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • what a nice fellow you are and we all thought you so nasty
  • nice manners
  • a nice dress
  • a nice face
  • a nice day
  • had a nice time at the party
  • the corn and tomatoes are nice today

(nice is similar to ...) agreeable or pleasing

"we all had a good time" "good manners"

(nice is similar to ...) (of persons) having pleasing manners or behavior

"I didn't enjoy it and probably wasn't a pleasant person to be around"

(means also ...) affording pleasure; being in harmony with your taste or likings

"we had a pleasant evening together" "a pleasant scene" "pleasant sensations"

(... are attributes of nice) the quality of nice

Definition 3: excessively fastidious and easily disgusted - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where nice or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • too nice about his food to take to camp cooking
  • so squeamish he would only touch the toilet handle with his elbow

Synonyms for nice in the sense of this definition

(nice is similar to ...) giving careful attention to detail; hard to please; excessively concerned with cleanliness

"a fastidious and incisive intellect" "fastidious about personal cleanliness"

Definition 4: exhibiting courtesy and politeness - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where nice or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a nice gesture

Synonyms for nice in the sense of this definition

(nice is similar to ...) showing regard for others in manners, speech, behavior, etc.

Definition 5: socially or conventionally correct; refined or virtuous - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where nice or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • from a decent family
  • a nice girl

Synonyms for nice in the sense of this definition

(nice is similar to ...) characterized by socially or conventionally acceptable morals

"a respectable woman"

Definition 6: done with delicacy and skill - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where nice or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a nice bit of craft
  • a job requiring nice measurements with a micrometer
  • a nice shot

Synonyms for nice in the sense of this definition

(nice is similar to ...) sharply exact or accurate or delimited

"a precise mind" "specified a precise amount" "arrived at the precise moment"

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