noting differences or distinctions with nicety; discerning; perspicacious: a discriminating interpreter of events.
having excellent taste or judgment: a discriminating interior designer.
differential, as a tariff.
possessing distinctive features; capable of being differentiated; discriminative.
Related formsdis·crim·i·nat·ing·ly, adverbhalf-dis·crim·i·nat·ing, adjectivehalf-dis·crim·i·nat·ing·ly, adverbnon·dis·crim·i·nat·ing, adjectivenon·dis·crim·i·nat·ing·ly, adverbo·ver·dis·crim·i·nat·ing, adjectiveo·ver·dis·crim·i·nat·ing·ly, adverbqua·si-dis·crim·i·nat·ing, adjectivequa·si-dis·crim·i·nat·ing·ly, adverbun·dis·crim·i·nat·ing, adjectiveun·dis·crim·i·nat·ing·ly, adverb
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Examples from the Web for undiscriminating
Historical Examples of undiscriminating
He had never before revealed this thirst for undiscriminating homage.
It is easy to blame us as undiscriminating, but we are at least full of zest.
To reply to the charge in its undiscriminating, blunderbuss form is easy.
He was not a strong or undiscriminating advocate for Compulsory Education.
But Bob Needham spoke from the depths of his honest and undiscriminating soul.
British Dictionary definitions for undiscriminating
Derived Formsdiscriminatingly, adverb
able to see fine distinctions and differences
discerning in matters of taste
(of a tariff, import duty, etc) levied at differential rates in order to favour or discourage imports or exports
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Word Origin and History for undiscriminating
"possessing discernment," 1792, present participle adjective from discriminate (v.).
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