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Pronunciation:  `indi'skreet

WordNet Dictionary
[adj]  lacking discretion; injudicious; "her behavor was indiscreet at the very best"

INDISCREET is a 10 letter word that starts with I.


 Synonyms: bigmouthed, blabbermouthed, blabby, imprudent, talkative
 Antonyms: discreet



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\In`dis*creet"\, a. [OE. indiscret, F. indiscret, fr.
L. indiscretus unseparated, indiscreet. See {In-} not, and
{Discreet}, and cf. {Indiscrete}.]
Not discreet; wanting in discretion.

      So drunken, and so indiscreet an officer. --Shak.

Syn: Imprudent; injudicious; inconsiderate; rash; hasty;
     incautious; heedless; undiscerning; foolish. --
     {In`dis*creet"ly}, adv. -- {In`dis*creet"ness}, n.

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