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

 in·del·i·cate /-lɪkət/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·del·i·cate a.  Not delicate; wanting delicacy; offensive to good manners, or to purity of mind; coarse; rude; as, an indelicate word or suggestion; indelicate behavior. --Macaulay. -- In*del*i*cate*ly, adv.
 Syn: -- Indecorous; unbecoming; unseemly; rude; coarse; broad; impolite; gross; indecent; offensive; improper; unchaste; impure; unrefined.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: in violation of good taste even verging on the indecent; "an
             indelicate remark"; "an off-color joke" [syn: off-color,
      2: lacking propriety and good taste in manners and conduct;
         "indecorous behavior" [syn: indecorous] [ant: decorous]
      3: verging on the indecent; "an indelicate proposition"