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indiscreet

[ in-di-skreet ]
/ ˌɪn dɪˈskrit /
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adjective
not discreet; lacking prudence, good judgment, or circumspection: an indiscreet remark.
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Origin of indiscreet

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

OTHER WORDS FROM indiscreet

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

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH indiscreet

indiscreet , indiscrete
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British Dictionary definitions for indiscreet

indiscreet
/ (ˌɪndɪˈskriːt) /

adjective
not discreet; imprudent or tactless

Derived forms of indiscreet

indiscreetly, adverbindiscreetness, noun
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