indiscreet


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indiscreet

lacking prudence; revealing secrets: She made an indiscreet remark about their relationship.
Not to be confused with:
indiscrete – not divided into distinct parts: a box of indiscrete personnel files
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in·dis·creet

 (ĭn′dĭ-skrēt′)
adj.
Lacking discretion; injudicious: an indiscreet remark.

in′dis·creet′ly adv.
in′dis·creet′ness n.
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indiscreet

(ˌɪndɪˈskriːt)
adj
not discreet; imprudent or tactless
ˌindisˈcreetly adv
ˌindisˈcreetness n
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in•dis•creet

(ˌɪn dɪˈskrit)

adj.
not discreet; lacking prudence, good judgment, or circumspection: an indiscreet remark.
[1375–1425]
in`dis•creet′ly, adv.
in`dis•creet′ness, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.indiscreet - lacking discretion; injudicious; "her behavior was indiscreet at the very best"
discreet - marked by prudence or modesty and wise self-restraint; "his trusted discreet aide"; "a discreet, finely wrought gold necklace"
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indiscreet

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indiscreet

adjective
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Translations
غَيْر حَكيم ، غير مُتَبَصِّرغَيْر مُتَحَفِّظ
indiskrétnínerozvážný
åbenmundetindiskretuforsigtiguklog
indiszkréttapintatlan
lausmállógætinn
nesantūrumasnesantūrus
neapdomīgsnetaktisks
indiskrétny

indiscreet

[ˌɪndɪsˈkriːt] ADJ [person, remark, behaviour] → indiscreto
to be indiscreet about sthser indiscreto respecto a algo
it was indiscreet of her to mention itfue muy indiscreta or cometió una indiscreción mencionándolo
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indiscreet

[ˌɪndɪˈskriːt] adj
[person] → indiscret/ète
to be indiscreet about sth → être indiscret/ète au sujet de qch
(= rash) [letter, email, remark, comment] → imprudent(e)
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indiscreet

adjindiskret; (= tactless)taktlos, ohne Feingefühl; to be indiscreet about somethingin Bezug auf etw (acc)indiskret sein; he is too indiscreet ever to be a successful diplomatwegen seiner Neigung zu Indiskretionen wird er nie ein erfolgreicher Diplomat werden
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indiscreet

[ˌɪndɪsˈkriːt] adj (tactless) → indiscreto/a; (incautious) → imprudente
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indiscreet

(indiˈskriːt) adjective
1. giving too much information away. an indiscreet remark.
2. not wise or cautious. indiscreet behaviour.
ˌindiˈscretion (-ˈskreʃən) noun
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It is a terrible confession for a clergyman to make--but it is not the less true that I am one of the most indiscreet men living.
But the traveller had been indiscreet enough to stay over night at a summer hotel, and had no clothes.
And he was led away to the Asylum for the Indiscreet.
"Captain Granet," he said gravely, "I am an indiscreet person and I have an indiscreet daughter.
Is it indiscreet, my dear lady, to inquire what is the matter with her?"
At this question Hindbad was covered with confusion, and hanging down his head, replied, "My lord, I confess that, overcome by weariness and ill-humour, I uttered indiscreet words, which I pray you to pardon me."
"Could I," said he, "sir, have suspected that a lady of such prudence, such judgment, such learning, should indulge so indiscreet a passion!
Although deluded, weak, and even indiscreet, Julia was not indelicate.
The French gentleman whom Spithead had announced to Monk, and who, closely wrapped in his cloak, had passed by the fishermen who left the general's tent five minutes before he entered it, -- the French gentleman went through the various posts without even casting his eyes around him, for fear of appearing indiscreet. As the order had been given, he was conducted to the tent of the general.
She was persuaded to believe the engagement a wrong thing: indiscreet, improper, hardly capable of success, and not deserving it.
There is likewise due to the public, a civil reprehension of advocates, where there appeareth cunning counsel, gross neglect, slight information, indiscreet pressing, or an overbold defence.
Perhaps Diana had betrayed it to Fred and Fred had been indiscreet. At all events it was known; Mrs.