- the quality or condition of being indelicate.
- something indelicate, as language or behavior.
Origin of indelicacy
Related Words for indelicacygoof, indecency, blunder, incorrectness, vulgarity, solecism, incongruity, vulgarism, slip, rudeness, gaffe, barbarism, indecorum, impudence, gaucherie, immodesty, inelegance
Examples from the Web for indelicacy
Historical Examples of indelicacy
As the dance went on he grew furious with her lack of reserve, her indelicacy.They of the High Trails
There was an indelicacy about the General's speech, to her manner of thinking.Mary Gray
But they do not say anything about the immorality and the indelicacy and the indecency of doing them.Expositions of Holy Scripture
She noticed the indelicacy of this, since he spoke in the house of his employer.The Readjustment
I am sure that a square muffin would be considered an indelicacy.The Belovd Vagabond
William J. Locke