from The Century Dictionary.
- In an indiscriminate manner; without distinction; confusedly; promiscuously.
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- adverb in a random manner
- adverb in an indiscriminate manner
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The Council of Trent was the first to apply the term indiscriminately to rulings concerning faith and discipline (decreta de fide, de reformatione).
Later, the "fibbouses" abounded more and more plenteously, as her clientage increased, and she applied the term indiscriminately, regardless whether the recipient were an Apollo, or a mere Diana.
They applied the term indiscriminately to everything from the South, and for that reason I shall give a brief sketch of the origin and use of the term as I find it in different works.
Nevertheless, taste had (in Gracián's day) not yet become a central notion in Spanish aes - thetics: Feijóo, in his Razón del gusto (1727-30), still applies this term indiscriminately to food, drink, music, etc., identifying it with the feeling for the pleasurable.
Originality is a term indiscriminately applied, and generally of trifling significance, but so far as any writer may be original, Turguénieff is so.
Other diseases partly due to syphilis: softening of the brain, a term indiscriminately used to cover a number of diseases including brain syphilis and paresis, 2111; paralysis, usually meaning apoplexy, but always including many cases of brain syphilis, 14,479; premature birth, by some believed to be the result of syphilis in one half of all cases,
"She doesn't burn anything, but just the fact that she's willing to love indiscriminately is an act of revolution."
Had Miss W. taken words indiscriminately from a dictionary, and arranged them in lines, she could not have been less successful, and she might, by chance, have written better. '
Now, if you let Wal-Mart and 7-Elevens move in indiscriminately right next to suburban neighborhoods, I guarantee theyre become ghettos.
And he assigns a common name indiscriminately to both, in order that posterity might learn more sacredly to cherish this connection between each other, when they saw that their first parents were denominated as one person.
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