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indelicate
American English: /ɪnˈdɛləkət/
British English: /ɪnˈdɛlɪkət/

Translation of indelicate in Spanish:

adjective

  • 1 (vulgar)
    (behavior/remark)
    indelicado
    descortés
    it is indelicate to act like that
    actuar así es indelicado or de mala educación
    Example sentences
    • Which, come to think of it, raises the indelicate question.
    • Forgive me for the indelicate question, whose decision was it to go with cremation?
    • And, precisely because of the ignorance we are trying to remedy, there is always the possibility that the question itself will prove indelicate or otherwise an occasion for trouble.
    Example sentences
    • Those of you who are still unclear on the meaning behind the Life Lesson Of The Day are warned that the story of how I came to discover this Lesson is slightly indelicate.
    • Tranmere played with a good deal more enthusiasm as the evening wore on, suggesting that Aldridge had expressed - presumably in an indelicate fashion - his sense of displeasure during the recess.
    • And if you heard the folks from this feisty bit of terra firma, you'd know their accent, not to mention their vocabulary was indubitably indelicate if not incomprehensibly improper.
  • 2 (tactless)
    (action/remark)
    indiscreto
    falto de tacto
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