indelicacy

[ in-del-i-kuh-see ]SEE DEFINITION OF indelicacy

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR INDELICACY

As the dance went on he grew furious with her lack of reserve, her indelicacy.

There was an indelicacy about the General's speech, to her manner of thinking.

But they do not say anything about the immorality and the indelicacy and the indecency of doing them.

She noticed the indelicacy of this, since he spoke in the house of his employer.

I am sure that a square muffin would be considered an indelicacy.

Her being in the wars with men was charged against her as an indelicacy.

He waited for her to flame up at the indelicacy of his intrusion.

I was shocked at her indelicacy and did not hesitate to say so.

She felt Clare's attitude an indelicacy—the discussion a degradation.

Her fine taste recoiled from the indelicacy of the expression.

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