indiscrete

See also: indiscrète

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin indiscretus (unseparated). See indiscreet.

AdjectiveEdit

indiscrete (comparative more indiscrete, superlative most indiscrete)

  1. Not discrete mathematically.
  2. Not divided into discrete parts.
    • 1782, Thomas Pownall, A Treatise on the Study of Antiquities
      an indiscrete mass of confused matter
  3. Obsolete form of indiscreet.
    • May 18, 1670, Henry Stubbe, letter to Robert Boyle
      and amidst these perplexities I did resolve to proceed , if that they would be so indiscrete , as not to disclaim those two books

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Usage notesEdit

In modern standard spelling, indiscrete (not divided into discrete parts) is not to be confused with indiscreet (conspicuous; incautious).

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ItalianEdit

AdjectiveEdit

indiscrete

  1. feminine plural of indiscreto

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NounEdit

indiscrete

  1. indefinite feminine plural nominative/accusative of indiscret
  2. indefinite neuter plural nominative/accusative of indiscret