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indelicateness

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of indelicateness

  1. 1 the quality or state of lacking refinement or good taste the well-known indelicateness of the comedian's humor made him a poor choice for master of ceremonies Synonyms of indelicateness coarseness, commonness, crassness, crudeness, crudity, grossness, indelicacy, vulgarity, lowness, raffishness, rawness, roughness, rudeness, tastelessnessWords Related to indelicateness boorishness, brutishness, churlishness, clownishness, loutishness, rowdiness, rusticity, uncouthness; artlessness, gracelessness, inelegance, unsophistication; insensitiveness, insensitivity, thoughtlessness; kitsch, tackinessNear Antonyms of indelicateness courtliness, urbanity; elegance, grace, graciousness; consideration, sensitivity, thoughtfulnessAntonyms of indelicateness cultivation, genteelness, gentility, polish, refinement, tastefulness

  2. 2 the quality or state of not being socially proper the indelicateness of the topic makes it a poor choice for dinner conversation Synonyms of indelicateness inappropriateness, incorrectness, indecency, indecorousness, indecorum, impropriety, unbecomingness, unseemliness, untowardnessWords Related to indelicateness coarseness, crudeness, vulgarity; immodesty, naughtiness; imprudence, indiscreetness, indiscretion; churlishness, discourteousness, disrespect, impertinence, impoliteness, impudence, incivility, inconsiderateness, inconsideration, insolence, rudeness, ungraciousnessNear Antonyms of indelicateness discretion, prudence; etiquette, form, manners, proprieties; considerateness, consideration, genteelness, gentility, graciousness, thoughtfulnessAntonyms of indelicateness appropriateness, correctness, decency, decorousness, decorum, fitness, properness, propriety, rightness, seemliness, suitability, suitableness


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