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synonyms for indiscriminate

  • aimless
  • extensive
  • haphazard
  • unplanned
  • wholesale
  • assorted
  • broad
  • careless
  • confused
  • designless
  • desultory
  • general
  • heterogeneous
  • hit-or-miss
  • imperceptive
  • jumbled
  • mingled
  • miscellaneous
  • mixed
  • mongrel
  • motley
  • multifarious
  • promiscuous
  • purposeless
  • shallow
  • spot
  • superficial
  • sweeping
  • unconsidered
  • uncritical
  • undiscriminating
  • unmethodical
  • unselective
  • unsystematic
  • varied
  • variegated
  • wide
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antonyms for indiscriminate

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  • planned
  • chosen
  • critical
  • definite
  • discriminatory
  • methodical
  • particular
  • selective
  • specific
  • systematic
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How to use indiscriminate in a sentence

That injury pattern more likely arose from periodic, indiscriminate raids rather than a single battle, in which the dead would have consisted mainly of male fighters, the researchers say.
HUNTER-GATHERERS FIRST LAUNCHED VIOLENT RAIDS AT LEAST 13,400 YEARS AGOBRUCE BOWERMAY 27, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
“Violence towards this community was truly extensive and indiscriminate in terms of age and sex,” says biological anthropologist Marta Mirazón Lahr of the University of Cambridge.
HUNTER-GATHERERS FIRST LAUNCHED VIOLENT RAIDS AT LEAST 13,400 YEARS AGOBRUCE BOWERMAY 27, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
The criminals’ tactics have evolved from indiscriminate “spray and pray” campaigns seeking a few hundred dollars apiece to targeting specific businesses, government agencies and nonprofit groups with multimillion-dollar demands.
THE COLONIAL PIPELINE RANSOMWARE HACKERS HAD A SECRET WEAPON: SELF-PROMOTING CYBERSECURITY FIRMSRENEE DUDLEY, DANIEL GOLDENMAY 24, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
“We have to have the police officers that we need, and they have to be able to do their jobs,” the mayor said, expressing worry about recommendations from a commission to change police tactics to avoid indiscriminate stops by police.
WOMAN, CHILD SHOT IN DISPUTE OVER SCOOTER REMAIN IN CRITICAL CONDITION, D.C. POLICE SAYPETER HERMANN, EMILY DAVIESMAY 19, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The videos that emerged, taken by courageous residents, are too harrowing to watch, showing summary executions of already surrendered, apprehended or wounded suspects, along with indiscriminate shooting.
A DEADLY POLICE RAID IN RIO SHOW HOW BOLSONARO'S POLICIES ARE WREAKING HAVOC IN BRAZILDAVID MIRANDAMAY 8, 2021TIME
A video, verified and shared by Human Rights Watch, shows what the rights group says is the use of “indiscriminate and dangerous” weapons on civilians by Colombian police.
'THERE'S NO EASY WAY OUT OF THIS.' HOW ANTI-GOVERNMENT PROTESTS IN COLOMBIA ESCALATED INTO DEADLY CLASHES WITH POLICECIARA NUGENTMAY 7, 2021TIME
He is changing the operations of the Gun Recovery Unit to minimize indiscriminate arrests, recognizing that its tactics have alienated communities.
GROUP SEEKING TO REINVENT POLICING IN DISTRICT CALLS FOR SWEEPING CHANGESPETER HERMANNAPRIL 1, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Instead, they quickly became indiscriminate serial killers and have been devastating to native bird populations.
CLIMATE-FRIENDLY FARMING AND SCIENCE MOMSLYNDSEY LAYTONFEBRUARY 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Pandemics can be indiscriminate, with viruses making no distinctions among the victims they attack and those they spare.
THE CORONAVIRUS SEEMS TO SPARE MOST KIDS FROM ILLNESS, BUT ITS EFFECT ON THEIR MENTAL HEALTH IS DEEPENINGJEFFREY KLUGERJULY 23, 2020TIME
A few continuing to fire after the main body had surrendered, an indiscriminate slaughter ensued.
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WORDS RELATED TO INDISCRIMINATE

  • amassed
  • assorted
  • blended
  • clustered
  • heterogeneous
  • indiscriminate
  • massed
  • miscellaneous
  • mixed
  • motley
  • multifarious
  • promiscuous
  • varied
  • variegated
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