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indiscreet

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adjective in·dis·creet \ˌin-di-ˈskrēt\

Simple Definition of indiscreet

  • : not having or showing good judgment : revealing things that should not be revealed : not discreet; also : not polite

Full Definition of indiscreet

  1. :  not discreet :  imprudent <an indiscreet comment>

in·dis·creet·ly adverb
in·dis·creet·ness noun

Examples of indiscreet

  1. <telling a friend's secrets is indiscreet, and unkind as well>



Origin of indiscreet

Middle English indiscrete, from Late Latin indiscretus, from Latin, indistinguishable, from in- + discretus, past participle of discernere to separate — more at discern


First Known Use: 15th century


INDISCREET Defined for Kids

indiscreet

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adjective in·dis·creet \ˌin-di-ˈskrēt\

Definition of indiscreet

  1. :  not having or showing good judgment :  revealing things that should not be revealed <He is indiscreet about his friend's secrets.>

in·dis·creet·ly adverb




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