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Synonyms for indelicate
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. indelicate, off-color, off-colour(adj)

    in violation of good taste even verging on the indecent

    "an indelicate remark"; "an off-color joke"

    Synonyms:
    bawdy, off-color, off-colour, indecorous, ribald

    Antonyms:
    tasteful, decent

  2. indecorous, indelicate(adj)

    lacking propriety and good taste in manners and conduct

    "indecorous behavior"

    Synonyms:
    off-colour, indecorous, untoward, unbecoming, indecent, uncomely, unseemly, off-color

    Antonyms:
    decent, tasteful

  3. indelicate(adj)

    verging on the indecent

    "an indelicate proposition"

    Synonyms:
    off-color, off-colour, indecorous

    Antonyms:
    decent, tasteful

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. indelicate

    Synonyms:
    coarse, broad, indecent

    Antonyms:
    nice, refined, modest, delicate

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. indelicate(a.)

    Synonyms:
    indecent, indecorous, unbecoming, unseemly, coarse, gross, rude, broad, vulgar

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. indelicate(a)

    Synonyms:
    unrefined, indecorous, immodest, unchaste, rude, vulgar

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "indelicate":

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#19434obscene
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#30442indecent
#37000unclean
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#51327tarnished
#67186defiled
#72742unseemly
#76010bawdy
#77451adulterated
#79668untoward
#80903unbecoming
#131181ribald
#133218immodest
#134735sullied
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#265081unchaste

How to use indelicate in a sentence?

  1. E. M. Forster, "A Room with a View":

    Have you ever noticed that there are people who do things which are most indelicate, and yet at the same time - beautiful?

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