indelicacy

[ in-del-i-kuh-see ]
/ ɪnˈdɛl ɪ kə si /

noun, plural in·del·i·ca·cies for 2.

the quality or condition of being indelicate.
something indelicate, as language or behavior.

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Origin of indelicacy

First recorded in 1705–15; in-3 + delicacy
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