indiscriminately indiscriminately  /ˌɪn dɪ ˈskrɪ mə nət li/

Definition(s):

  1. (adv) in a random manner
  2. (adv) in an indiscriminate manner

Usage(s):

  1. Then they drove to the Sri Maha Bodhiya, a sacred Buddhist site, and fired indiscriminately into a crowd that included nuns and monks.
  2. Then they drove to the Sri Maha Bodhiya, a sacred Buddhist site, and fired indiscriminately into a crowd that included nuns and monks.
  3. Orth, a writer for Vanity Fair, unloads her notebooks indiscriminately, providing an overdetailed, pedestrian chronicle.

News

  1. NSA Snooping Matters, Even If You Have 'Nothing to Hide'

    “I have nothing to hide. Why should I care if the NSA is vacuuming up my phone records?” The news that the NSA has been indiscriminately collecting the phone and Internet logs of Americans under sweeping Patriot Act orders has provoked outrage from civil libertarians — and even Patriot Act author Jim Sensenbrenner (R-WI) SEE ALSO: Yes, Americans Are Worried About NSA Surveillance But there are ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Mashable

  2. Key bishop questions US drone warfare, says indiscriminate

    A key U.S. Catholic bishop has questioned the United States' continued use of unmanned drones, saying the U.S. may be killing people indiscriminately in Pakistan in violation of Catholic teaching.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: National Catholic Reporter

  3. Editorial: In wake of NSA reveal, 'who will guard the guards?'

    The revelations of recent weeks that the U.S. government indiscriminately collects phone data of U.S. citizens and gathers other intelligence information from major tech companies layer a chilling immediacy to the warning by President Barack Obama during his May 23 foreign policy speech.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: National Catholic Reporter

Quotes

  1. "The well-planned and very orchestrated attacks, probably with external linkages, were intended to create a sense of panic by choosing high-profile targets and indiscriminately killing innocent foreigners," Singh said.
    on Nov 27, 2008 By: Manmohan Singh Source: CNN International

  2. "I don't think anyone would argue - a few might - that SMArt 155 goes anywhere near falling within the definition of those munitions that act indiscriminately," Mr Fitzgibbon said.
    on May 29, 2008 By: Joel Fitzgibbon Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  3. "You cannot indiscriminately attack a sovereign nation," McConnell said, but said "we'll bring it to closure."
    on Jan 12, 2008 By: Mike McConnell Source: Guardian Unlimited

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