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[in-del-i-kuh-see] /ɪnˈdɛl ɪ kə si/
noun, plural indelicacies for 2.
the quality or condition of being indelicate.
something indelicate, as language or behavior.
Origin of indelicacy
1705-15; in-3 + delicacy Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Examples from the web for indelicacy
  • The nineteenth century horror of indelicacy or coarseness now begins to appear.
  • In his morals he was pure, and he was made uneasy by indelicacy, which he always resented with a maiden feeling.
  • And one of the family had indulged in the greedy indelicacy of amateur art.
  • Another item was a pewter clyster syringe, indelicacy aside, which was used for enemas.
  • But oh, yes: the indelicacy of waiting, the satisfaction.

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