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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 in·del·i·ca·cy /(ˌ)ɪnˈdɛlɪkəsi/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·del·i·ca·cy n.; pl. Indelicacies   The quality of being indelicate; lack of delicacy, or of a nice sense of, or regard for, purity, propriety, or refinement in manners, language, etc.; rudeness; coarseness; also, that which is offensive to refined taste or purity of mind.
    The indelicacy of English comedy.   --Blair.
    Your papers would be chargeable with worse than indelicacy; they would be immoral.   --Addison.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the trait of being indelicate and offensive
      2: an impolite act or expression