Difference between Indelicate and Indecent

What is the difference between Indelicate and Indecent?

Indelicate as an adjective is improper or immodest. while Indecent as an adjective is offensive to good taste


Part of speech: adjective

Definition: Improper or immodest. Coarse or tasteless. Tactless or undiplomatic.


Part of speech: adjective

Definition: offensive to good tastenot in keeping with conventional moral values; improper, immodest or unseemly

Example sentence: Many people use the words 'death defying' or 'death wishing' when they talk about wire-walking. Many people have asked me: 'So do you have a death wish?' After doing a beautiful walk, I feel like punching them in the nose. It's indecent. I have a life wish.

We hope you now know whether to use Indelicate or Indecent in your sentence.

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