indiscrete

[in-di-skreet, in-dis-kreet]

adjective

not discrete; not divided into parts.
Mathematics. trivial(def 4).

Nearby words

  1. indiscernible,
  2. indiscerptible,
  3. indiscipline,
  4. indiscoverable,
  5. indiscreet,
  6. indiscretion,
  7. indiscriminate,
  8. indiscriminately,
  9. indiscriminating,
  10. indiscrimination

Origin of indiscrete

First recorded in 1600–10, indiscrete is from the Latin word indiscrētus undivided. See in-3, discrete

Can be confusedindiscreet indiscrete

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British Dictionary definitions for indiscrete

indiscrete

adjective

not divisible or divided into parts
Derived Formsindiscretely, adverbindiscreteness, noun

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Word Origin and History for indiscrete

indiscrete

adj.

see indiscreet. Related: Indiscretely.

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