Do the wealthy get to live in nicer houses and drive nicer cars than the poor?
"The president thinks my house is nicer than his," he said of his digs at the U.S. Naval Observatory.
So there's many different reasons why you do things, but I'm actively pursuing the warmer, nicer people.
Before planning your trip, Evans advises doing some research and picking an airport you know has Wi-Fi and nicer amenities.
Loss is loss, and nothing is gained by calling it a nicer name.
Well, you see, it's nicer here by the river, and it's cheaper too; and—how's aunt Kate?
I don't know which was nicer, Jessica, Nora's wedding or yours.
It would be nicer to take you home with me, but you could come afterward.
Nothing makes a nicer tourte in this way than large soles, taking off the flesh from the backbone, without the side fins.
That was nicer then, he did not say that he had written the rest.
late 13c., "foolish, stupid, senseless," from Old French nice (12c.) "careless, clumsy; weak; poor, needy; simple, stupid, silly, foolish," from Latin nescius "ignorant, unaware," literally "not-knowing," from ne- "not" (see un-) + stem of scire "to know" (see science). "The sense development has been extraordinary, even for an adj." [Weekley] -- from "timid" (pre-1300); to "fussy, fastidious" (late 14c.); to "dainty, delicate" (c.1400); to "precise, careful" (1500s, preserved in such terms as a nice distinction and nice and early); to "agreeable, delightful" (1769); to "kind, thoughtful" (1830).
"In many examples from the 16th and 17th centuries it is difficult to say in what particular sense the writer intended it to be taken." [OED]By 1926, it was pronounced "too great a favorite with the ladies, who have charmed out of it all its individuality and converted it into a mere diffuser of vague and mild agreeableness." [Fowler]
"I am sure," cried Catherine, "I did not mean to say anything wrong; but it is a nice book, and why should I not call it so?"
"Very true," said Henry, "and this is a very nice day, and we are taking a very nice walk; and you are two very nice young ladies. Oh! It is a very nice word indeed! It does for everything." [Jane Austen, "Northanger Abbey," 1803]