HyperDic: indelicacy

English > 2 senses of the word indelicacy:
NOUNattributeindelicacythe trait of being indelicate / indelicate and offensive
actindelicacyan impolite act or expression
English > indelicacy: 2 senses > noun 1, attribute
MeaningThe trait of being indelicate / indelicate and offensive.
Narrowergaminess, raciness, ribaldry, spicinessbehavior or language bordering on indelicacy
Broaderimpropriety, impropernessAn improper demeanor
Spanishdesaire, descortesía, grosería, indelicadeza
English > indelicacy: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningAn impolite act or expression.
Broaderdiscourtesy, offense, offence, offensive activityA lack of politeness
Spanishindecórum, indelicadeza
Catalanindecòrum, indelicadesa

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