Examples of indelicacy in a Sentence
the indelicacy of their dinner conversation made the other guests wince in embarrassment
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These are only some of the indelicacies that have issued forth from Trump’s mouth: But the current era of political obscenity also must be put in historical context.
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First Known Use of indelicacy
Synonymscoarseness, commonness, crassness, crudeness, crudity, grossness, vulgarity, indelicateness, lowness, raffishness, rawness, roughness, rudeness, tastelessness
Antonymscultivation, genteelness, gentility, polish, refinement, tastefulness
Related Wordsboorishness, brutishness, churlishness, clownishness, loutishness, rowdiness, rusticity, uncouthness; artlessness, gracelessness, inelegance, unsophistication; insensitiveness, insensitivity, thoughtlessness; kitsch, tackiness
Near Antonymscourtliness, urbanity; elegance, grace, graciousness; consideration, sensitivity, thoughtfulness
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