Indiscretion meaning

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Lack of discretion; injudiciousness.
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An indiscreet act or remark.
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Lack of discretion, or good judgment; imprudence.
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An indiscreet act or remark.
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The quality or state of being indiscreet; want of discretion; imprudence; rashness.
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Indiscretion is defined as lack of good judgment with what you say or do.

An example of an indiscretion is having an affair while serving in public office.

An indiscretion is telling a secret that you promised not to tell.

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Origin of indiscretion

  • From Old French, from Late Latin indiscretio
    From Wiktionary