WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2015
sub•tle•ty /ˈsʌtəlti/USA pronunciationn., pl. -ties.[uncountable] the quality or state of being subtle:Such subtlety is not his usual way of acting. [countable] something subtle, as a fine point or detail not easy to see or understand:I couldn't grasp the subtleties involved in his discussion.

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

subtlety /ˈsʌtəltɪ/ n ( pl -ties)
  1. the state or quality of being subtle; delicacy
  2. a fine distinction or the ability to make such a distinction
  3. something subtle

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