indiscretion

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See also: indiscrétion

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French, from Late Latin indiscrētiō.

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  • IPA(key): /ˌɪndɪsˈkɹɛʃən/

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indiscretion (countable and uncountable, plural indiscretions)

  1. The quality or state of being indiscreet; lack of discretion
    Synonyms: imprudence, rashness
  2. An indiscreet or imprudent act; indiscreet behavior.
  3. A brief sexual liaison.

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