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Synonyms for indiscretion
ˌɪn dɪˈskrɛʃ ənin·dis·cre·tion

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  1. indiscretion

    Synonyms:
    misconduct, misbehavior, misdoing, misdeed, dereliction, delinquency, lapse, trip, slip, flaw, blot, omission, trespass, faux pas, peccadillo

    Antonyms:
    guilt, crime, innocence, good behavior, guiltlessness, incorruption, impeccability

Princeton's WordNet

  1. indiscretion, injudiciousnessnoun

    the trait of being injudicious

    Synonyms:
    indiscreetness, injudiciousness, peccadillo

  2. indiscretion, peccadillonoun

    a petty misdeed

    Synonyms:
    injudiciousness, peccadillo

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. indiscretionnoun

    Synonyms:
    imprudence, inconsiderateness, rashness, folly

  2. indiscretionnoun

    Synonyms:
    mistake, FAUX PAS, indiscreet act, act of indiscretion

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. indiscretionnoun

    Synonyms:
    unwisdom, folly, imprudence, misstep, lapse

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  1. List of paraphrases for "indiscretion":

    intrusiveness, recklessness

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How to use indiscretion in a sentence?

  1. Harold Macmillan:

    A Foreign Secretaryand this applies also to a prospective Foreign Secretaryis always faced with this cruel dilemma. Nothing he can say can do very much good, and almost anything he may say may do a great deal of harm. Anything he says that is not obvious is dangerous; whatever is not trite is risky. He is forever poised between the cliche and the indiscretion.

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