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Origin of indiscretion
OTHER WORDS FROM indiscretionin·dis·cre·tion·ar·y, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for indiscretion
On “Somebody’s Problem,” he sings about “thekindagirl” whose magnetism defies his better judgment, as if fast-forwarding through his indiscretion.Morgan Wallen’s big moment feels about 19 songs too long|Chris Richards|January 14, 2021|Washington Post
This was before Cassidy entered politics, and the Republican congressman now calls that donation a “youthful indiscretion.”Mary Landrieu-Bill Cassidy Louisiana Senate Race Heads to a Runoff|Tim Mak|November 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They often harp on the indiscretion, such as an affair, and not the larger picture.Why Do Voters Stick With Hypocrites Like Scott DesJarlais?|Keli Goff|August 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I will admit to one ethical indiscretion in the reporting of these stories.
There is this cult of moral outrage that exists today, where people turn even the slightest indiscretion into a huge scandal.John Oliver on ‘Last Week Tonight,’ Turning Down CBS, and ‘Nauseating’ American Politics|Marlow Stern|May 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The long-ago indiscretion was forgotten as he condemned free-spending liberals and pledged to “stop the gravy train.”
Her conduct, frank and open-hearted, was irreproachable, ever above even the slightest suspicion of indiscretion.Madame Roland, Makers of History|John S. C. Abbott
And your sister-in-law's own affair, dear Mrs. Dodd, is it an indiscretion to ask you if it is settled yet?The Pit Town Coronet, Volume II (of 3)|Charles James Wills
Then, perhaps, I shall commit the indiscretion of asking you to give me a helping hand.Charles Baudelaire, His Life|Thophile Gautier
You were right, Marguerite; you had already been guilty of an indiscretion which only your attachment to me can excuse.
"Indiscretion is the better part of valor," said she, dropping her head but raising her eyes.In Search of the Unknown|Robert W. Chambers