Meaning of “delicacy” - Learner’s Dictionary

delicacy

noun uk us /ˈdelɪkəsi/
FOOD [ C ]

a special food, usually something rare or expensive

GENTLE QUALITY [ U ]

the quality of being soft, light, or gentle

EASY TO DAMAGE [ U ]

the quality of being easy to damage or break

NEEDING CARE [ U ]

the quality of needing to be treated very carefully:

You need to be very tactful because of the delicacy of the situation.
ATTRACTIVE [ U ]

the quality of having a thin, attractive shape

(Definition of “delicacy” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)