- not based on careful selection or a discerning taste; confused, random, or promiscuous
- not discriminating; not making careful choices or distinctions
Because of Maribel's indiscriminate choice of restaurant, she wound up being disappointed in her meal.
- An example of indiscriminate used as an adjective is an indiscriminate man who flirts with every woman he sees.
- An example of indiscriminate used as an adjective is making an indiscriminate offer on the house you see, not knowing if you can afford to make the payments.
The definition of indiscriminate is something random or without careful choice.
- Not making or based on careful distinctions; unselective: an indiscriminate shopper; indiscriminate taste in music.
- Random; haphazard: indiscriminate violence; an indiscriminate assortment of used books for sale.
- Confused; chaotic: the indiscriminate policies of the previous administration.
- Unrestrained or wanton; profligate: indiscriminate spending.
(comparative more indiscriminate, superlative most indiscriminate)
- He is friendly to Stephen, but not an indiscriminate partisan.
- This danger has been increased, as elsewhere in Italy, by indiscriminate timber-felling on the higher mountains without provision for re-afforestation, though considerable oak, beech, elm and pine forests still exist and are the home of wolves, wild boars and even bears.
- Restriction of Immigration.-New countries have sought to escape certain evils of indiscriminate immigration.
- As evidence of indiscriminate slaughter the case of the American buffaloes may be cited.
- Yet even the distribution of toxic matters by the blood is not necessarily followed by general and indiscriminate injury to the nervous elements.