Related formsin·del·i·cate·ly, adverbin·del·i·cate·ness, noun
Examples from the Web for indelicate
The indelicate rapacity of the poet produced its natural effect on the severe and frugal King.Critical and Historical Essays, Volume III (of 3)|Thomas Babington Macaulay
All indelicate expressions should be to them as the Sanscrit language is to most people, incomprehensible.
Intense demonstration was indelicate to her; she was that way, she had not been able to help it.Fidelity|Susan Glaspell
It would be indelicate to speak until Tallis felt that he was ready for the surprise.The Highest Treason|Randall Garrett
The indelicate, the ignominious course of a trial at law, with all its shocking exposure, would be worse than a thousand deaths!The Fortunes Of Glencore|Charles James Lever