nice and etymology

English word nice and comes from English nice

Detailed word origin of nice and

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
nice English (eng) (dated) Very small and thus liable to not being noticed.. (now, rare) Particular in one's conduct; scrupulous, painstaking; choosy. [from 14th c.]. (obsolete) Doubtful, as to the outcome; risky. [16th-19th c.]. (obsolete) Particular as regards rules or qualities; strict. [16th-19th c.]. (obsolete) Silly, ignorant; foolish. [14th-17th c.]. Of a person: friendly, attractive. [from 18th c.]. [...]
nice and English (eng) (degree) Pleasingly, adequately.