Antonyms of adj indelicate

3 senses of indelicate

Sense 1
indelicate, off-color, off-colour -- (in violation of good taste even verging on the indecent; "an indelicate remark"; "an off-color joke")

INDIRECT (VIA tasteless) -> tasteful -- (having or showing or conforming to good taste)

Sense 2
indecorous (vs. decorous), indelicate -- (lacking propriety and good taste in manners and conduct; "indecorous behavior")


Sense 3
indelicate -- (verging on the indecent; "an indelicate proposition")

INDIRECT (VIA indecent) -> decent -- (conforming to conventions of sexual behavior; "speech in this circle, if not always decent, never became lewd"- George Santayana)

Similarity of adj indelicate

3 senses of indelicate

Sense 1
indelicate, off-color, off-colour -- (in violation of good taste even verging on the indecent; "an indelicate remark"; "an off-color joke")
       => tasteless (vs. tasteful) -- (lacking aesthetic or social taste)

Sense 2
indecorous (vs. decorous), indelicate -- (lacking propriety and good taste in manners and conduct; "indecorous behavior")
          Also See-> improper#1; indecent#2

Sense 3
indelicate -- (verging on the indecent; "an indelicate proposition")
       => indecent (vs. decent) -- (offensive to good taste especially in sexual matters; "an earthy but not indecent story"; "an indecent gesture")

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