[in-di-skreet, in-dis-kreet]
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Origin of indiscrete

First recorded in 1600–10, indiscrete is from the Latin word indiscrētus undivided. See in-3, discrete
Can be confusedindiscreet indiscrete Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for indiscrete


  1. not divisible or divided into parts
Derived Formsindiscretely, adverbindiscreteness, noun
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Word Origin and History for indiscrete

see indiscreet. Related: Indiscretely.

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