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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?

  2. Origin: * 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.


  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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. John Kerry:

    This Friday was absolutely indiscriminate.

  2. Piet Chielens:

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

  3. Glenn Phillips:

    It is a totally indiscriminate and brutal way of killing.

  4. Steve Warren:

    I find these air strikes to be reckless and indiscriminate.

  5. Silvia Dallatomasina:

    Bombing cannot be indiscriminate in areas in which there is a civilian population.

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