Definition of NICE
3: possessing, marked by, or demanding great or excessive precision and delicacy <nice measurements>
4obsolete : trivial
— nice adverb
— nice·ly adverb
— nice·ness noun
Examples of NICE
- I hope you all had a nice time.
- It’s so nice to see you again.
- It’s nice to be back home.
- It’s nice to know that you’re all right.
- It would be nice to try something different.
- We had a very nice dinner.
- “Hello, my name is Sara.” “It’s nice to meet you, Sara.”
- It’s nice to see you, Luis. How have you been?
- She wears the nicest clothes.
- He looks nice in his new suit.
Origin of NICE
Middle English, foolish, wanton, from Anglo-French, silly, simple, from Latin nescius ignorant, from nescire not to know — more at nescience
First Known Use: 14th century