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Meanwhile, many of these servers lock new users out until a trusted member has vouched for them, making it difficult to infiltrate and report servers for specific indiscretions.

Here’s a selection of the many indiscretions that get a pass.

Before that, Humans saw a family thrown into crisis following the father’s indiscretion with their robot assistant.

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On “Somebody’s Problem,” he sings about “thekindagirl” whose magnetism defies his better judgment, as if fast-forwarding through his indiscretion.

This was before Cassidy entered politics, and the Republican congressman now calls that donation a “youthful indiscretion.”

They often harp on the indiscretion, such as an affair, and not the larger picture.

I will admit to one ethical indiscretion in the reporting of these stories.

There is this cult of moral outrage that exists today, where people turn even the slightest indiscretion into a huge scandal.

The long-ago indiscretion was forgotten as he condemned free-spending liberals and pledged to “stop the gravy train.”

Her conduct, frank and open-hearted, was irreproachable, ever above even the slightest suspicion of indiscretion.

And your sister-in-law's own affair, dear Mrs. Dodd, is it an indiscretion to ask you if it is settled yet?

Then, perhaps, I shall commit the indiscretion of asking you to give me a helping hand.

You were right, Marguerite; you had already been guilty of an indiscretion which only your attachment to me can excuse.

"Indiscretion is the better part of valor," said she, dropping her head but raising her eyes.


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On this page you'll find 68 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to indiscretion, such as: error, gaffe, lapse, miscue, misjudgment, and recklessness.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.