noun, plural in·del·i·ca·cies for 2.
Origin of indelicacy
Examples from the Web for indelicacy
This most mistaken opinion gives an indelicacy, a 'brusquerie', and a roughness to the manners.The PG Edition of Chesterfield's Letters to His Son|The Earl of Chesterfield
I could not commit the gross indelicacy of saying: "My poor friend, where do you come in?"Jaffery|William J. Locke
In that case the under garments are never taken off, and no consciousness of impropriety or indelicacy of feeling is manifested.A New Guide for Emigrants to the West|J. M. Peck
Such an interchange of the terms would imply arrogance or indelicacy.
The habit of rinsing the mouth at table is a disgusting piece of indelicacy, which is never practiced by any well-bred person.