Definition of Nice

1. Noun. A city in southeastern France on the Mediterranean; the leading resort on the French Riviera.

Generic synonyms: City, Metropolis, Urban Center
Group relationships: France, French Republic

2. Adjective. Pleasant or pleasing or agreeable in nature or appearance. "The corn and tomatoes are nice today"
Attributes: Niceness
Similar to: Good, Pleasant
Also: Pleasant
Antonyms: Nasty
Derivative terms: Niceness

3. Adjective. Socially or conventionally correct; refined or virtuous. "A nice girl"
Exact synonyms: Decent
Similar to: Respectable
Derivative terms: Decency, Niceness

4. Adjective. Done with delicacy and skill. "A nice shot"
Exact synonyms: Skillful
Similar to: Precise

5. Adjective. Excessively fastidious and easily disgusted. "So squeamish he would only touch the toilet handle with his elbow"
Exact synonyms: Dainty, Overnice, Prissy, Squeamish
Similar to: Fastidious
Derivative terms: Squeamishness, Squeamishness

6. Adjective. Exhibiting courtesy and politeness. "A nice gesture"
Exact synonyms: Courteous, Gracious
Similar to: Polite
Derivative terms: Grace, Graciousness, Niceness

Definition of Nice

1. a. Foolish; silly; simple; ignorant; also, weak; effeminate.

Definition of Nice

1. Proper noun. A city in southeast France on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea, capital of the department of Alpes-Maritimes. ¹

2. Proper noun. Nice (pronounced /ni:s/ or /na?s/) is also a family name found in the United Kingdom, U.S.A., and other western countries. ¹

3. Adjective. (obsolete) Silly, ignorant; foolish. (defdate 14th-17th c.) ¹

4. Adjective. (rare) Particular in one's conduct; scrupulous, painstaking; choosy. (defdate from 14th c.) ¹

5. Adjective. (obsolete) Particular as regards rules or qualities; strict. (defdate 16th-19th c.) ¹

6. Adjective. Showing or requiring great precision or sensitive discernment; subtle. (defdate from 16th c.) ¹

7. Adjective. (obsolete) Doubtful, as to the outcome; risky. (defdate 16th-19th c.) ¹

8. Adjective. Respectable; virtuous. (defdate from 18th c.) ¹

9. Adjective. Pleasant, satisfactory. (defdate from 18th c.) ¹

10. Adjective. Of a person: friendly, attractive. (defdate from 18th c.) ¹

11. Adjective. With "and", having intensive effect: extremely. (defdate from 18th c.) ¹

12. Adverb. (colloquial) Nicely. ¹

13. Interjection. Used to signify a job well done. ¹

14. Verb. (transitive computing Unix) To run a process with a specified (usually lower) priority. ¹

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Definition of Nice

1. pleasing to the senses [adj NICER, NICEST] : NICELY [adv]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Nice

Nican Tlaca
Nicandra physaloides
Nicaragua wood
Nicaraguan Sign Language
Nicaraguan capital
Nicaraguan monetary unit
Niccolo Machiavelli
Niccolo Paganini
Nicene Creed
Nicene Faith
Nicholas I
Nicholas II
Nicholas Vachel Lindsay

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