indiscreet


in·dis·creet

adjective \ˌin-di-ˈskrēt\

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

Full Definition of INDISCREET

:  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

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