When one writer dismissed with the niceties in emails—no more apologies or thank yous—her work life improved.
Still, all these niceties logged, there is no getting away from the crazy coaches and poor kids.
But an absence of niceties nor an unwillingness to conform is not a legitimate cause for impeachment.
Mr. Fowler grew reckless of the niceties of speech as he accelerated his replies.
Burke, however, as usual, paid no heed to the niceties of sentiment.
To dwell happily together they should be versed in the niceties of the heart and born with a faculty for willing compromise.
The niceties of life are always matters of small care but great moment.
Again the big track boss smashed through the niceties of logic.
But Delancy had no time to fritter away on niceties of etiquette.
It is not difficult to prevent this evil by great cleanliness, and giving it no meat or other niceties.
mid-14c., "folly, stupidity," from Old French niceté "foolishness, childishness, simplicity," from nice "silly" (see nice). Underwent sense evolution parallel to nice, arriving at "minute, subtle point" 1580s and "exactitude" in 1650s. Phrase to a nicety "exactly" is attested from 1795.