indiscretion

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in·dis·cre·tion

 (ĭn′dĭ-skrĕsh′ən)
n.
1. Lack of discretion; injudiciousness.
2. An indiscreet act or remark.

indiscretion

(ˌɪndɪˈskrɛʃən)
n
1. the characteristic or state of being indiscreet
2. an indiscreet act, remark, etc
ˌindisˈcretionary adj

in•dis•cre•tion

(ˌɪn dɪˈskrɛʃ ən)

n.
1. lack of discretion; imprudence.
2. an indiscreet act, remark, etc.
[1300–50; Middle English < Late Latin]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.indiscretion - the trait of being injudicious
folly, foolishness, unwiseness - the trait of acting stupidly or rashly
2.indiscretion - a petty misdeed
misbehavior, misbehaviour, misdeed - improper or wicked or immoral behavior

indiscretion

noun
1. folly, foolishness, recklessness, imprudence, rashness, tactlessness, gaucherie Occasionally they paid for their indiscretion with their lives.
2. mistake, slip, error, lapse, folly, boob (Brit. slang), gaffe, bloomer (Brit. informal), faux pas rumours of his mother's youthful indiscretions
Quotations
"Careless talk costs lives" Second World War security slogan
Translations
عَدَم رَزانَه، عَمَل طائِش
nerozvážnost
åbenmundethedubetænksomheduforsigtighed
hairahdus
indiszkréció
ógætni; lausmælgi
discreţie
boşboğazlıkdüşüncesizlik

indiscretion

[ˌɪndɪsˈkreʃən] N
1. (= lack of discretion) → indiscreción f, falta f de discreción
2. (= indiscreet act, remark) → indiscreción f

indiscretion

[ˌɪndɪˈskrɛʃən] n
(= unwise action) → imprudence f
(= careless talk) → indiscrétion f

indiscretion

nIndiskretion f; (= tactlessness)Taktlosigkeit f, → Mangel man Feingefühl; (= affair)Abenteuer nt, → Affäre f; his youthful indiscretionsseine jugendliche Unvernunft, sein jugendlicher Leichtsinn

indiscretion

[ˌɪndɪsˈkrɛʃn] n
a. (see adj) → indiscrezione f, imprudenza
b. (action, remark) → indiscrezione

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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