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Definitions for indiscriminate
ˌɪn dɪˈskrɪm ə nɪtin·dis·crim·i·nate

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. indiscriminate(adj)

    failing to make or recognize distinctions

  2. indiscriminate(adj)

    not marked by fine distinctions

    "indiscriminate reading habits"; "an indiscriminate mixture of colors and styles"


  1. indiscriminate(Adjective)

    Without care or making distinctions, thoughtless.

    How can anyone be so indiscriminate in making friends as he is?

    Etymology: * From in-, + discriminatum, past participle of discriminare. Confer crime.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Indiscriminate(adj)

    not discriminate; wanting discrimination; undistinguishing; not making any distinction; confused; promiscuous

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Indiscriminate

    in-dis-krim′i-nāt, adj. not distinguishing: promiscuous.—adv. Indiscrim′inately.—adjs. Indiscrim′inating, Indiscrim′inative, not discriminative.—n. Indiscriminā′tion.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of indiscriminate in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of indiscriminate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of indiscriminate in a Sentence

  1. Piet Chielens:

    It is a new element in warfare. It is indiscriminate.

  2. Philip Luther:

    They carried out a series of disproportionate or otherwise indiscriminate attacks, which they have completely failed to investigate independently.

  3. Phil Robertson:

    The Myanmar military onslaught has increasingly targeted civilians with indiscriminate artillery attacks and aerial bombings that amount to soldiers wantonly retaliating against populations living near spots where Arakan Army has staged ambushes or IED attacks.

  4. Syria Staffan de Mistura:

    The use of barrel bombs must stop, all evidence shows that the overwhelming majority of the civilian victims in the Syrian conflict have been caused by the use of such indiscriminate aerial weapons.

  5. Mark Hertling:

    We've made some huge mistakes in terms of just bombing things we think can just bring a nation to its knees, it's not the people you're going against and yet those are the ones you're going against the most when you're talking about indiscriminate carpet-bombing.

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