indelicacy definition

  • noun:
    • the standard or problem to be indelicate.
    • One thing indelicate.
    • the healthiness of being indelicate
    • An indelicate act or statement
    • The quality of being indelicate; insufficient delicacy, or of a pleasant sense of, or respect for, purity, propriety, or refinement in ways, language, etc.; rudeness; coarseness; additionally, what is unpleasant to refined flavor or purity of brain.
    • the smoothness or top-notch being indelicate; desire of delicacy; coarseness of ways or language; offensiveness to modesty or processed taste.
    • Synonyms Indecency, etc. (see indecorum), grossness, vulgarity.
    • an impolite work or phrase
    • the trait of being indelicate and unpleasant

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