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Pronunciation of Subtle: Learn how to pronounce Subtle in English correctly

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Oxford dictionary definition of the word subtle:


not immediately obvious or comprehensible
difficult to detect or analyse, often through being delicate or highly refined ⇒ a subtle scent
showing or making or capable of showing or making fine distinctions of meaning
marked by or requiring mental acuteness or ingenuity; discriminating
delicate or faint ⇒ a subtle shade
cunning or wily ⇒ a subtle rogue
operating or executed in secret ⇒ a subtle intrigue
Derived Forms

ˈsubtleness noun
ˈsubtly adverb
Word Origin
C14: from Old French soutil, from Latin subtīlis finely woven