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Correct spelling:
indelicate
Definition:
Indelicacy.
Offensive to good manners; immodest; coarse.
Synonyms:
vulgar (adjective)
rough, rank, offensive, coarse, earthy, shameless, degraded, unseemly, revolting, ill-bred, chintzy, unpolished, broad, glaring, undignified, depraved, cheap, ignominious, ignoble, scandalous, brutish, tawdry, graceless, barbaric, crass, sleazy, idiomatic, sordid, coarse-grained, inelegant, gaudy, in bad taste, obscene, colloquial, unbecoming, animal, raw, vulgar, tactless, low, brazen, profane, crude, tasteless, homespun, boorish, cockney, rude, barnyard, garish, philistine, outlandish, base, repulsive, clumsy, salty, common, gross, unrefined.
improper (adjective)
untoward, inappropriate, indecorous, study at coarse, unfit, unsuitable, unseemly, lewd, indecent, improper.
Other synonyms:
ill-mannered, off-color, tasteless, naughty, smooth, indecorous, imprudent, ability, bawdy, undiplomatic, off-colour, usual, ribald, in poor taste, abrasive, gauche, injudicious, smart, courtesy, impudent, uncouth, brash, unpolitic, barbarian, impertinent, impolitic, uncultivated, uncivilized, ill-advised, discourteous, immodest, insolent, churlish, inadvisable, uncultured, impolite, unwise, indecent, unbefitting, maladroit, uncomely, untactful.
Examples of usage:
  1. I scorn so ungallant an action as to compel my heroine to make a voyage nearly round the world, or within thirty degrees of longitude of it, in such a draggle- tailed and sluttish condition; so that you see, madam, I have made this digression for the sole purpose of setting your mind at ease on the score of gowns, frocks, hose, and those other articles of the " inner temple" whose names I dare not even think of, or whose existence it would be impolite and indelicate to hint at. Isabella's - "An Old Sailor's Yarns", Nathaniel Ames.
  2. There are families who think it almost indelicate to talk about marriage as a thing actually in prospect for any of their own community. - "The Claverings", Anthony Trollope.
  3. When I look on the women of America around me to- night, says feelingly, and see how much they've cut off from the tops of their dresses, to make bandages for our wounded soldiers, I can't help feeling that their or- appearance- so far from being indelicate, is a very delicate proof of their devoted love of Union. Villiam, 'neck- nothing' - "The Orpheus C. Kerr Papers. Series 1", Robert H. Newell.

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