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Synonyms for indelicate
ɪnˈdɛl ɪ kɪtin·del·i·cate

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. indelicate

    Synonyms:
    coarse, broad, indecent

    Antonyms:
    nice, refined, modest, delicate

Princeton's WordNet

  1. indelicate, off-color, off-colouradjective

    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, indelicateadjective

    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. indelicateadjective

    verging on the indecent

    "an indelicate proposition"

    Synonyms:
    off-color, off-colour, indecorous

    Antonyms:
    decent, tasteful

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. indelicateadjective

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. indelicateadjective

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "indelicate":

    insensitive

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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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