indiscreetness love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Want of discreetness; indiscretion.

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  • noun indiscretion

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  • noun lacking good judgment

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Examples

  • As much as he hated to say anything against her, he would not trust her with confidential information because of her “indiscreetness.”

    A Covert Affair

  • As much as he hated to say anything against her, he would not trust her with confidential information because of her “indiscreetness.”

    A Covert Affair

  • Mrs. Burton, who was staying at Brighton, wrote to Miss Georgiana Stisted a most kind, sympathetic and beautiful letter — a letter, however, which reveals her indiscreetness more clearly, perhaps, than any other that we have seen.

    The Life of Sir Richard Burton

  • But his indiscreetness and pure stupidity in babbling to Pearlstein as he did is not a story unless SI decides it a story.

    CNN Transcript - Reliable Sources: Are Journalists Playing Softball with Offensive Athletes and Coaches? - June 10, 2000

  • The indiscreetness of this measure was soon evident.

    The Philippine Islands

  • My second and much more compelling reason is that only a week ago you had the pleasure and excitement of listening to a gentleman here who not only made a speech, interesting in itself, but full of the most delightful indiscreetness and this, I am sure, gives one a pleasure that almost nothing else can.

    Some War-Time Business and Financial Problems

  • My cheeks reddened at the thought of my indiscreetness; yet he was a man to command confidence.

    The Holladay Case A Tale

  • Either some one abroad was in collusion with him or perhaps indiscreetness rather than guilty connivance was responsible for his learning what he did learn.

    From Place to Place

  • Brighton, wrote to Miss Georgiana Stisted a most kind, sympathetic and beautiful letter -- a letter, however, which reveals her indiscreetness more clearly, perhaps, than any other that we have seen.

    The Life of Sir Richard Burton

  • He may get a wider, a more penetrating, a more tolerant view of life; his style gain lucidity, impressiveness, incisiveness, pungency; but in the case of the poetical and the reflective writer it seems to me that something evaporates -- some quite peculiar freshness, naïveté, indiscreetness, which, can never be recaptured.

    The Silent Isle

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