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Victor's provident mind blamed the mother for the indiscreetness of her wish to have him among them.

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

It was at their third interview that his star shone again, and again dazzled him to indiscreetness.

WORD ORIGIN

"imprudent, not discrete" (early 15c.) and indiscrete "not containing distinct parts" (c.1600) are both from Latin indiscretus "unseparated; indistinguishable, not known apart," the former via an Old French or Medieval Latin secondary sense. From in- "not" (see in- (1)) + discreet. Related: Indiscreetly; indiscreetness.

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