Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of indiscretion.

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Examples

  • Elderly people and those in authority cannot always be relied upon to take enlightened and comprehending views of what they call the indiscretions of youth.

    MY EARLY LIFE

  • I find it strange that the Democrat party who will not kick Barney Frank or any other member under the bus for sexual indiscretions is willing to do so to Massa.

    Massa to resign Monday. | RedState

  • I suppose the worst sin in a diplomat is vanity-the kind of vanity that makes a man exaggerate his role, distort his account of events in order to give himself enhanced credit and which leads to indiscretions from the desire to show off inside knowledge or information.

    The Canadian Foreign Service as a Career

  • My grandfather, the side of the family this geneology was passed down through, called our NA ancestors "indiscretions" - "breeding" mistakes made by our Euro ancestors.

    Fate of Lakotahs Highlights America's Failed Native American Policies

  • It wasn't just golfers who were shocked by Woods '"indiscretions" - everyone from corporate sponsors to the people who buy celebrity weeklies were too.

    msnbc.com: Top msnbc.com headlines

  • However, the notion that simply talking to someone or having a professional working relationship with someone makes you guilty of the person’s indiscretions is absurd guilt by association.

    Cabinet Confirmation Hearings Start Next Week - The Caucus Blog - NYTimes.com

  • I will not recall indiscretions to memory, for they are frequent in the diplomatic history of all nations and at all times ( 'Quite right,' on the Right).

    William of Germany

  • The most conspicuous of her indiscretions was the attentions she accepted from a young man - Hippolyte Charles - a former adjutant to one of Napoleon's generals.

    The Life Of Napoleon Bonaparte

  • Of all these so-called indiscretions there is the question to ask:

    Germany and the Germans From an American Point of View

  • I agree that his indiscretions are his business, but once again - when you schedule a news conference with media present, then they should be allowed to do their jobs.

    statesman.com - Highschool

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