lacking discretion; injudicious
"her behavior was indiscreet at the very best"
Not discreet; wanting in discretion.
not discreet; wanting in discretion
Indiscreet is a 1958 British romantic comedy film directed by Stanley Donen and starring Cary Grant and Ingrid Bergman. An actress falls in love with a man she believes to be married, who is secretly concealing from her the fact that he has no wife. The film is based on the play Kind Sir by Norman Krasna. This was Grant's and Bergman's second film together, after Alfred Hitchcock's Notorious. The film was remade for television in 1988 starring Robert Wagner and Lesley-Anne Down.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
in-dis-krēt′, adj. not discreet: imprudent: injudicious.—adv. Indiscreet′ly.—ns. Indiscreet′ness, Indiscretion (-kresh′-), want of discretion: rashness: an indiscreet act.
The numerical value of indiscreet in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of indiscreet in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
An indiscreet man is more hurtful than an ill-natured one; for as the latter will only attack his enemies, and those he wishes ill to, the other injures indifferently both his friends and foes.
The function of a briefing paper is to prevent the ambassador from saying something dreadfully indiscreet. I sometimes think its true object is to prevent the ambassador from saying anything at all.
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- indiscretCatalan, Valencian
- unbedachtsam, unüberlegt, unbesonnenGerman
- αδιάκριτος, αδιάκριτηGreek
- indiscreto, imprudenteSpanish
- epähieno, harkitsematonFinnish
- indiszkrét, tapintatlanHungarian
- անզգույշ, չմտածված, անհամեստArmenian
- indiscreto, imprudentePortuguese
- нескромный, неблагоразумныйRussian
- indiskret, oblygSwedish
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