daintiness and flavor take the rank of other considerations with the French cook; with the American,—fillingness!
He loved the grace of them, the daintiness of their dress, the softness of their voices.
He could not but note, as he often did, the daintiness with which she accomplished the task.
She had given it the right touch of daintiness and refinement.
But the daintiness and luxury only filled the baroness with doubts.
He noticed the daintiness of her profile, the placid sweetness of her face in repose.
The Upper River is like a delicate lady, clad in all daintiness, and beaming with gentle beauty.
Space, daintiness, simplicity—these were the first impressions.
It is not probable that either bright colours or daintiness of design would emanate from the brains of a sombre-minded people.
In spite of her daintiness, she was one who, in time of stress, could be depended on.
c.1300, "excellence, elegance; a luxury," from Old French deintie (12c.) "price, value," also "delicacy, pleasure," from Latin dignitatem (nominative dignitas) "greatness, rank, worthiness, worth, beauty," from dignus "worthy" (see dignity).
c.1300, "delightful, pleasing," from dainty (n.). Meaning evolved in Middle English to "choice, excellent" (late 14c.) to "delicately pretty." Related: Daintiness.