indelicacy

[in-del-i-kuh-see]
noun, plural indelicacies for 2.
1.
the quality or condition of being indelicate.
2.
something indelicate, as language or behavior.

Origin:
1705–15; in-3 + delicacy

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indelicate (ɪnˈdɛlɪkɪt)
 
adj
1.  coarse, crude, or rough
2.  offensive, embarrassing, or tasteless
 
in'delicacy
 
n
 
in'delicateness
 
n
 
in'delicately
 
adv

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Example sentences
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.
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