Behaviour or speech that is indiscreet or displays a lack of good judgement: he knew himself all too prone to indiscretion [count noun]: sexual indiscretions
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- In case of divorce, it's common to draw up a contract in advance, so why not in case of sexual indiscretion?
- An indiscretion or mistake committed by the press should be examined first as to whether it was free of malice or an intentional action, he said.
- Had it not been for my indiscretion, or intended indiscretion, Gerald wouldn't be in this predicament right now.
carelessness, rashness, unwariness, haste, recklessness, precipitateness, impulsiveness, foolhardiness, foolishness, folly, poor judgement, short-sightedness;
indelicacy, tactlessness, lack of diplomacy, insensitivity
(indiscretions) wrongdoing, misconduct, mischief, mischievousness, wickedness, misbehaviour, bad behaviour;
French faux pas
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