Definition of Indiscriminate

1. Adjective. Failing to make or recognize distinctions.




2. Adjective. Not marked by fine distinctions. "An indiscriminate mixture of colors and styles"

Definition of Indiscriminate

1. a. Not discriminate; wanting discrimination; undistinguishing; not making any distinction; confused; promiscuous.

Definition of Indiscriminate

1. Adjective. Without care or making distinctions, thoughtless. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Indiscriminate

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Indiscriminate

indiscernibles
indisciplinable
indiscipline
indisciplined
indisciplines
indiscoverable
indiscovery
indiscreet
indiscreetly
indiscreetness
indiscrete
indiscretions
indiscriminant
indiscriminantly
indiscriminate (current term)
indiscriminately
indiscriminateness
indiscriminating
indiscriminatingly
indiscrimination
indiscriminative
indiscussed
indiscussible
indispensability
indispensable
indispensableness
indispensables
indispensably
indispensible

Literary usage of Indiscriminate

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1. Evolution, racial and habitudinal by John Thomas Gulick (1905)
"Table of the discriminate and indiscriminate forms of the four segregative ... indiscriminate partition with more or less loss of power to perpetuate the ..."

2. War Crimes in Bosnia-Hercegovina by Helsinki Watch (Organization : U.S.), Helsinki Watch, Helsinki Watch (Organization : U.S., Ivana Nizich (1993)
"Article 51(5)(a) characterizes an attack as indiscriminate when it treats a ... indiscriminate attacks are: a) those which are not directed at a specific ..."

3. Center of the Storm: A Case Study of Human Rights Abuses in Hebron District by Peter Bouckaert, Human Rights Watch (Organization) (2001)
"Prohibition on indiscriminate and Disproportionate Use of Force The most fundamental principle of the laws of war requires that combatants be distinguished ..."

4. Commentaries Upon Martial Law: With Special Reference to Its Regulation and by William Francis Finlason, Alexander James Edmund Cockburn (1867)
"The object is self-preservation by terror and the example of speedy justice," and he elsewhere says that this is also necessary to prevent indiscriminate ..."

5. The Life of Benvenuto Cellini by Benvenuto Cellini, John Addington Symonds (1889)
"On the other hand, women of loose life play a large part in his Memoirs; and it is clear that he changed mistresses with indiscriminate facility. ..."

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