In`dis*cre"tion (?), n. [Pref. in- not + discretion: cf. F. indiscr'etion.]

1.

The quality or state of being indiscreet; want of discretion; imprudence.

2.

An indiscreet act; indiscreet behavior.

Past indiscretion is a venial crime. Cowper.

 

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