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Synonyms for indelicate

Synonyms for indelicate

Synonyms for indelicate

in violation of good taste even verging on the indecent

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lacking propriety and good taste in manners and conduct

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verging on the indecent

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"Laverne & Shirley" also starred Cindy Williams as Shirley, indelicate tomboy Laverne's more well-mannered apartment roommate and brewery co-worker.
Salvini's indelicate diplomacy has already managed to alienate the French President Emmanuel Macron, whose more liberal and humanitarian stance on the migrant crisis differs drastically from his own.
That seems to be what the people I hear from want -- and they describe Brussels in terms far more indelicate than I could ever put into print.
I do not have virgin ears, however, I am taken aback when I hear someone blurt out indelicate speech, especially from those who represent us and others in the public eye.
As the fallout from President Trump's indelicate remarks demonstrates, too many Americans are afraid and unwilling to ask which immigrant groups have become a burden to our nation and which have made a contribution to the greatness of America.
On being asked why he needed a pocket knife, he had responded: "Surely you don't suspect m".' Extracts from a diary found in Mary's pocket were then read out, detailing relations with Leahy which were described as of an "indelicate nature".
Then, we won't have to cover our children's ears from speeches by our high officials peppered with cusses and indelicate words.
Women entered either through a side door or not at all because the atmosphere could be a bit indelicate. In fact some saloons had a trough at the base of the bar so drinkers didn't even have to leave their spot to ...
And while the idea of sponsoring a ballerina might initially seem somewhat indelicate, the cultivation of such benefactors retains solid footing in the dance world.
And while it might seem indelicate to mention it, the price of a coffin can make a big difference to the final bill.
In fact I am completely fed up having it forced down my throat if you pardon the indelicate turn of phrase.
L'infirmiere indelicate a finalement ecope de deux mois de prison.
Ce sont sa marque et un de ses modeles qui ont ete usurpes par une personne indelicate. Ainsi, cette personne utilisait la marque legale de ce producteur pour faire ecouler sa marchandise conditionnee chez elle a Oran pour l'ecouler a l'ouest du pays.
I believe that such comments are indelicate. Also, he blames some people who are attempting to forget [about the WWII], which is an unacceptable remark too...