1. fine in texture, quality, construction, etc.
2. fragile; easily damaged; frail.
3. having a soft or fragile beauty; exquisite; pleasing to the senses in a refined way.
4. so fine as to be scarcely perceptible; subtle.
5. soft or faint, as colour.
6. fine or precise in action or execution; capable of responding to the slightest influence.
7. requiring tact and diplomacy.
8. sensitive in feeling or manner; showing regard for the feelings of others.
9. excessively refined; squeamish.
10. Archaic: a choice food; delicacy.
11. Obsolete: a source of pleasure; luxury.
Etymology: Middle English delicat < Latin delicates - delightful, dainty; akin to delicious.