- lack of discretion; imprudence.
- an indiscreet act, remark, etc.
- the characteristic or state of being indiscreet
- an indiscreet act, remark, etc
mid-14c., “want of discretion,” from Old French indiscrécion “foolishness, imprudence” (12c.), from Late Latin indiscretionem (nominative indiscretio) “lack of discernment,” from in- (see in- (1)) + discretionem (see discretion). Meaning “indiscreet act” is from c.1600.