[ in-di-skrim-uh-ney-ting ]


Origin of indiscriminating

First recorded in 1745–55; in-3 + discriminating

Other words from indiscriminating

  • in·dis·crim·i·nat·ing·ly, adverb

Words Nearby indiscriminating Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use indiscriminating in a sentence

  • She is, however, a severe critic of her own work and is greatly disturbed by indiscriminating praise.

  • We felt ourselves crushed and beaten by an indiscriminating machine which destroys happiness in the service of jealousy.

    The New Machiavelli | Herbert George Wells
  • Maurice, an indiscriminating passion in a husband is a mistake that may lead to any crime in a wife.

    Honorine | Honore de Balzac
  • indiscriminating admiration is among the most pleasing traits of youth, but in men of mature years it loses its attractiveness.

    Ephemera Critica | John Churton Collins
  • Eulogy, indiscriminating eulogy, is simply an ex parte statement which can have no weight at all.

    Oscar Wilde | Leonard Cresswell Ingleby