indiscretion indiscretion  /ˌɪn dɪ ˈskrɛ ʃən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the trait of being injudicious
  2. (n) a petty misdeed

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. In it he does not merely own up to his interracial background as if to a past indiscretion; he candidly explores it.
  2. Jack is an indiscretion waiting to happen.
  3. In November 1992 Brett confessed to an indiscretion and later to two more but stayed in the ministry.

News

  1. WTF, Internet? Celebrities don’t need their own apps (and neither do you)

    WTF, Internet? This week's Web indiscretion comes courtesy of celebrity apps, perhaps the most self-important way that an already famous person could approach social media.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Digital Trends

  2. Police Visit Site Of Mayor's Crack Cocaine Drug Scandal

    The house where Toronto mayor Rob Ford was allegedly caught on tape smoking crack cocaine has been identified by the Canadian press and visited by police, according to The Inquisitr. The site reports the mayor continues to deny allegations that it is him and refused to comment on the Windsor Road home identified as the site of his indiscretion. “I do not use crack cocaine, nor am I an addict of ...
    on June 7, 2013     Source: The Oklahoman

  3. Mayor Crack House: Police Visit Site Of Rob Ford Drug Scandal

    The crack house where Toronto mayor Rob Ford was allegedly caught on tape smoking crack cocaine has been identified by the Canadian press and visited by police. The embattled mayor continues to deny allegations that it is him and refused to comment on the Windsor Road home identified as the site of his indiscretion. “I [...] Mayor Crack House: Police Visit Site Of Rob Ford Drug Scandal is a post ...
    on June 7, 2013     Source: The Inquisitr

Quotes

  1. "I'm sorry for that indiscretion six years ago," Pitino said. "Besides my apology to the university, and in particular, Tom Jurich and Dr. Ramsey, who have been very strong with me throughout this period. I also apologize to my extended...
    on Aug 13, 2009 By: Rick Pitino Source: U Of L News

  2. "I just know that there has been some admission of indiscretion, not admission to all of the material that has been discussed, but there is an admission of some guilt," Parsley told KKTV-TV of Colorado Springs.
    on Nov 3, 2006 By: Ross Parsley Source: USA Today

  3. "A little bit of inexperience in this short form of the game and some indiscretion, basically," Whatmore said summing up the performance of his team.
    on Mar 31, 2007 By: Dav Whatmore Source: Reuters India

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