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delicacy

noun [U] (BEING EASILY DAMAGED)    /ˈdel.ɪ.kə.si/
the quality of being easy to damage or looking very easy to damage: Because of their great delicacy, the books cannot be moved.Fragile and breakable
(Definition of delicacy noun (BEING EASILY DAMAGED) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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