(In`de*his"cent) a. [Pref. in- not + dehiscent: cf. F. indéhiscent.] (Bot.) Remaining closed
at maturity, or not opening along regular lines, as the acorn, or a cocoanut.
(In`de*lec"ta*ble) a. Not delectable; unpleasant; disagreeable. [R.] Richardson.
(In`de*lib"er*ate) a. [L. indeliberatus. See In- not, and Deliberate.] Done without deliberation; unpremeditated.
[Obs.] In`de*lib"er*ate*ly, adv. [Obs.]
(In`de*lib"er*a`ted) a. Indeliberate. [Obs.]
(In*del`i*bil"i*ty) n. [Cf. F. indélébilité.] The quality of being indelible. Bp. Horsley.
(In*del"i*ble) a. [L. indelebilis; pref. in- not + delebilis capable of being destroyed: cf. F. indélébile.
See In- not, and Deleble.] [Formerly written also indeleble, which accords with the etymology of the
1. That can not be removed, washed away, blotted out, or effaced; incapable of being canceled, lost, or
forgotten; as, indelible characters; an indelible stain; an indelible impression on the memory.
2. That can not be annulled; indestructible. [R.]
They are endued with indelible power from above.Sprat. Indelible colors, fast colors which do not fade or tarnish by exposure. Indelible ink, an ink not
obliterated by washing; esp., a solution of silver nitrate.
Syn. Fixed; fast; permanent; ineffaceable.
In*del"i*ble*ness, n. In*del"i*bly, adv.
Indelibly stamped and impressed.J. Ellis.
(In*del"i*ca*cy) n.; pl. Indelicacies [From Indelicate.] The quality of being indelicate; want
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.
(In*del"i*cate) a. [Pref. in- not + delicate: cf. F. indélicat.] 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.
1. The act or process of indemnifying, preserving, or securing against loss, damage, or penalty; reimbursement
of loss, damage, or penalty; the state of being indemnified.
Indemnification is capable of some estimate; dignity has no standard.Burke.
2. That which indemnifies.
No reward with the name of an indemnification.De Quincey.