What does the word delicate mean?

Usage examples for delicate

  1. But the subject is a delicate one and I will forbear to touch upon it. – Roughing it in the Bush by Susanna Moodie
  2. As a kind mother is to a delicate child, so was he to those whom he loved. – How to Live a Holy Life by C. E. Orr
  3. " I ain't so delicate like some people, Henry," he said rather sharply. – The Competitive Nephew by Montague Glass