Definition of Indiscreet

1. Adjective. Lacking discretion; injudicious. "Her behavior was indiscreet at the very best"

Similar to: Bigmouthed, Blabbermouthed, Blabby, Talkative, Imprudent
Antonyms: Discreet
Derivative terms: Indiscreetness



Definition of Indiscreet

1. a. Not discreet; wanting in discretion.

Definition of Indiscreet

1. Adjective. Not discreet; wanting in discretion. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Indiscreet

1. [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Indiscreet

indirectly
indirectness
indirectnesses
indiretin
indirubin
indiscernibility
indiscernibility of identicals
indiscernible
indiscernibles
indisciplinable
indiscipline
indisciplined
indisciplines
indiscoverable
indiscovery
indiscreet (current term)
indiscreetly
indiscreetness
indiscrete
indiscretions
indiscriminant
indiscriminantly
indiscriminate
indiscriminately
indiscriminateness
indiscriminating
indiscriminatingly
indiscrimination
indiscriminative

Literary usage of Indiscreet

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Church History of Britain, from the Birth of Jesus Christ Until the Year by Thomas Fuller, James Nichols (1842)
"... will be found not so heinous as to deserve fire and faggot; seeing his expressions are rather indiscreet, than his positions damnable. ..."

2. The History of England: From the Invasion of Julius Cæsar, to the Revolution by David Hume (1810)
"Another feature in the king's character, by helping to disgust his subjects, conduced to the depression of the kingly name : his indiscreet and boundless ..."

3. The Edinburgh Review by Sydney Smith (1869)
"Lord Grey, it will be remembered, imputed to his Irish Secretary, Mr. Littleton (Lord Hatherton), an indiscreet and unauthorised communication to ..."

4. Cyclopedia of Painters and Paintings edited by John Denison Champlin, Charles Callahan Perkins (1887)
"... Hunter's Boy (1859) ; Flower Girl, indiscreet Belles (1860) ; Beading the Bible, Sunday, Cold and Hunger (1862) ; The Smith, He is coming ! ..."

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