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indelicate

Pronunciation: /ɪnˈdeləkət; ɪnˈdelɪkət/

Translation of indelicate in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 (vulgar) [behavior/remark] indelicado, descortés it is indelicate to act like that actuar así es indelicado or de mala educación 1.2 (tactless) [action/remark] indiscreto, falto de tacto
    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.

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