indiscreet

[ in-di-skreet ]
/ ˌɪn dɪˈskrit /

adjective

not discreet; lacking prudence, good judgment, or circumspection: an indiscreet remark.

Origin of indiscreet

1375–1425; late Middle English indiscret (probably < Middle French) < Latin indiscrētus undivided; see indiscrete

Related forms

in·dis·creet·ly, adverbin·dis·creet·ness, noun

Can be confused

indiscreet indiscrete
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indiscreet

/ (ˌɪndɪˈskriːt) /

adjective

not discreet; imprudent or tactless

Derived Forms

indiscreetly, adverbindiscreetness, noun
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