indelicacy


in·del·i·ca·cy

noun \(ˌ)in-ˈde-li-kə-sē\

Definition of INDELICACY

1
:  the quality or state of being indelicate
2
:  something that is indelicate

Examples of INDELICACY

  1. <the indelicacy of their dinner conversation made the other guests wince in embarrassment>

First Known Use of INDELICACY

1712

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