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Definition of "indiscreet" []

  • Lacking discretion; injudicious: an indiscreet remark. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "indiscreet" in a sentence
  • "As though animated by a common impulse, the onlookers drew back to a respectful distance; nor were they again indiscreet enough to interrupt."
  • "When a young woman is called indiscreet by her friends it may be assumed that her character is very seriously assailed."
  • "She had done many things before which many people would have called indiscreet, but that quality had not even faintly belonged to them in her own mind; she had done them in perfect good faith and with a remarkable absence of palpitation."