indelicate definition

  • adjective:
    • Offensive to set up requirements of propriety; incorrect. See Synonyms at poor.
    • Marked by a lack of great taste; coarse.
    • Lacking in consideration when it comes to feelings of other individuals; tactless.
    • Improper or immodest.
    • Coarse or tasteless.
    • Tactless or undiplomatic.
    • Not fragile; desiring delicacy; offensive to great manners, or even purity of mind; coarse; rude.
    • verging on the indecent
    • lacking propriety and good flavor in ways and conduct
    • in infraction of great taste also verging from the indecent
  • others:
    • Not fragile; wanting delicacy; offensive to a refined sense of propriety, or even to modesty or purity of head; beyond the bounds of proper reserve or discipline.

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