subtlety noun

ADJ. extreme, great, real

VERB + SUBTLETY have Her dancing has great subtlety. | display, show | bring sth, lend sth His understanding of light brings great subtlety to his painting. | lack | appreciate, grasp, understand She was too young to grasp the subtleties of the film.

PREP. with ~ He uses language with great subtlety.

PHRASES a lack of subtlety, of great/some subtlety a pianist of great subtlety