Indelicacy



[in-del-i-kuh-see] /ɪnˈdɛl ɪ kə si/

noun, plural indelicacies for 2.
1.
the quality or condition of being indelicate.
2.
something indelicate, as language or behavior.

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    [in-del-i-kit] /ɪnˈdɛl ɪ kɪt/ adjective 1. offensive to a sense of generally accepted propriety, modesty, or decency; improper, unrefined, or coarse: indelicate language. 2. not ; lacking delicacy; rough. /ɪnˈdɛlɪkɪt/ adjective 1. coarse, crude, or rough 2. offensive, embarrassing, or tasteless adj. 1742, “offensive to propriety,” from in- (1) “not, opposite of” + delicate. Related: […]

  • Indemnification

    [in-dem-nuh-fi-key-shuh n] /ɪnˌdɛm nə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən/ noun 1. the act of ; state of being . 2. something that serves to ; compensation. n. 1732, noun of action from indemnify.



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    [in-dem-nuh-fahy] /ɪnˈdɛm nəˌfaɪ/ verb (used with object), indemnified, indemnifying. 1. to compensate for damage or loss sustained, expense incurred, etc. 2. to guard or secure against anticipated loss; give security against (future damage or liability). /ɪnˈdɛmnɪˌfaɪ/ verb (transitive) -fies, -fying, -fied 1. to secure against future loss, damage, or liability; give security for; insure 2. […]

  • Indemnifier

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