Definition of in a delicate condition in English:

in a delicate condition

phrase

archaic
  • Pregnant.

    • ‘If it wasn't for the fact that you are in a delicate condition, I would have tickled you mercilessly for that last comment.’
    • ‘I try to help out around the house, but the family insists that I am in a delicate condition and must rest.’
    • ‘The timeline suggests, although I don't have proof, that she may have been in a delicate condition while she was at Yale.’
    • ‘To her dismay, she soon found herself in a delicate condition and was obliged to marry George.’
    • ‘And don't be shy about telling someone who has bad breath, noxious perfume or cigarette smells on them that you're in a delicate condition and need some fresh air.’
    expecting a baby, having a baby, with a baby on the way, having a child, expectant, carrying a child
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