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indiscrimination

[in-di-skrim-uh-ney-shuh n]
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noun
  1. an act or instance of not discriminating.
  2. the quality or condition of being indiscriminate or of not discriminating; lack of discrimination.
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Origin of indiscrimination

First recorded in 1640–50; in-3 + discrimination
Related formsin·dis·crim·i·na·tive, adjective
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Related Words

lewdness, looseness, indiscrimination

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Historical Examples

  • Antonyms: indistinction, indiscrimination promiscuity, obscurity.

    Putnam's Word Book

    Louis A. Flemming

  • Let A be the original synthesis, or indiscrimination of vision and its sensations—of light and colours.

  • We do not envy most of them their eternal martyrdom in marble, their pillory of indiscrimination.

  • Now he can cease to "trouble heaven with his bootless cries" on the indiscrimination of death and the vanity of life.