Simple Definition of indiscretion
: lack of good judgment or care in behavior and especially in speech : lack of discretion
: an act or remark that shows a lack of good judgment : an indiscreet act or remark
Full Definition of indiscretion
1 : lack of discretion : imprudence <dietary indiscretion>
2 a : something (as an act or remark) marked by lack of discretion b : an act at variance with the accepted morality of a society <resigned because of financial indiscretions>
Examples of indiscretion in a sentence
She committed a few minor indiscretions.
<a single indiscretion can get someone kicked out of that exclusive club>
First Known Use of indiscretion
INDISCRETION Defined for Kids
Definition of indiscretion for Students
1 : lack of good judgment or care in acting or saying things
2 : a thoughtless or careless act or remark
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