indiscreetness


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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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Noun1.indiscreetness - lacking good judgment
sagaciousness, sagacity, discernment, judgement, judgment - the mental ability to understand and discriminate between relations
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indiscreetness

[ˌɪndɪsˈkriːtnɪs] Nindiscreción f, falta f de discreción
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The agency said, "The mishap erupted while the members were partaking in the event in rather a relaxed atmosphere" and admitted the "indiscreetness."
The original release of An Ordinary Life was beset with some controversy because of Siddiqui's 'indiscreetness' instead of opting for initials or pseudonyms, he chose to take the actual names of two actresses he allegedly had relationships with.
"As a consequence of the indiscreetness of some of the players, the directors felt it necessary to find out how certain members of the team occupied their leisure," the paper reported.