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Meaning of INDISCRIMINATE

Pronunciation:  `indi'skrimunit

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  not marked by fine distinctions; "indiscriminate reading habits"; "an indiscriminate mixture of colors and styles"
  2. [adj]  failing to make or recognize distinctions
 

INDISCRIMINATE is a 14 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: promiscuous, sweeping, wholesale
 
 Antonyms: discriminate, discriminating
 
 See Also: general, indiscriminating, undiscriminating

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In`dis*crim"i*nate\, a.
Not discriminate; wanting discrimination; undistinguishing;
not making any distinction; confused; promiscuous. ``Blind or
indiscriminate forgiveness.'' --I. Taylor.

      The indiscriminate defense of right and wrong.
                                               --Junius.
-- {In`dis*crim"i*nate*ly}, adv. --Cowper.

 
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