indelicacy :

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  • n  the trait of being indelicate and offensive
  • n  an impolite act or expression

  • To give their game the name by which it is known to everyone else is a grave indelicacy when in the company of ping-pong players.
  • Critic Percy Hammond called it "a loud leering orgy of indelicacy suggestiveness.
  • Anyone who has even a cursory acquaintance with matters theatrical will conclude correctly that it is a farce, that it deals in marital problems with an engaging indelicacy .

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