Indelicacy

Definition of Indelicacy

In`del´i`ca`cy
n.1.The quality of being indelicate; lack of delicacy, or of a nice sense of, or regard for, purity, propriety, or refinement in manners, language, etc.; rudeness; coarseness; also, that which is offensive to refined taste or purity of mind.
The indelicacy of English comedy.
- Blair.
Your papers would be chargeable with worse than indelicacy; they would be immoral.
- Addison.

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Babbittry, bad taste, boorishness, bourgeois taste, camp, campiness, churlishness, coarseness, crudeness, grossness, high camp, immodesty, impoliteness, impropriety, inappropriateness, incivility, indecency, indecorousness, indecorum, indiscreetness, indiscretion, inelegance, inelegancy, kitsch, low camp, offensiveness, philistinism, poor taste, pop, pop culture, roughness, rudeness, shamelessness, tastelessness, unaestheticism, unaestheticness, unbecomingness, unchastity, uncourtliness, unfittingness, unmannerliness, unrefinement, unseemliness, unsuitability, unsuitableness, vulgar taste, vulgarism, vulgarity, vulgarness
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