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1. Slightly at odds with established standards of propriety; somewhat improper, offensive, or coarse: an indelicate joke. See Synonyms at unseemly.
2. Lacking in consideration for the feelings of others; tactless.
in·del′i·ca·cy (ĭ-kə-sē) n.
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in•del•i•ca•cy(ɪnˈdɛl ɪ kə si)
n., pl. -cies.
1. the quality or state of being indelicate.
2. something indelicate.
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|Noun||1.||indelicacy - the trait of being indelicate and offensive|
|2.||indelicacy - an impolite act or expression|
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indelicacy[ɪnˈdɛlɪkəsɪ] n (lack of tact) → indelicatezza, mancanza di tatto; (impoliteness) → indelicatezza
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