: lack of discretion : imprudence <dietary indiscretion>
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
- She committed a few minor indiscretions.
- <a single indiscretion can get someone kicked out of that exclusive club>
First Known Use of INDISCRETION
Related to INDISCRETION
- familiarity, faux pas, gaff, gaffe, impropriety, solecism
- amenity, attention, civility, courtesy, formality, gesture, pleasantry
Rhymes with INDISCRETION
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