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Synonyms for indiscretion

Synonyms for indiscretion

the trait of being injudicious

a petty misdeed

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But the more reckless braves of the band were guilty of an indiscretion, that entirely changed the fortunes of the fight, and suddenly stripped them of their hard-earned advantages.
If he had given me such a bold hard stare, that was but a part of his indiscretion.
How could he forget that in his Island days, Queequeg, for one, must certainly have been guilty of some murderous, convivial indiscretions.
Josh insists Amber comes to his place Imogen spots her doing the walk of shame from the Willis house, and when Daniel finds Naomi's ring at Josh's, he goes to break the news to Paul - who seems to forgive her for her indiscretion.
This momentary indiscretion has jeopardized the most important thing in my life, the person I love and respect the most, Rob.
The Jamaican Football Federation refused to disclose details of their indiscretion but it appears both players have become victims of a new hardline approach to team discipline adopted by Whitmore.
It is not helpful for any side to have honoured him with the captain's armband whilst the indiscretion against another player is still so fresh in the mind," the FIFA fair play official said.
Culprits are placed on a register which can be seen by employers and universities, so a youthful indiscretion can seriously affect their future.
Further, the publication of editorial titled Shocking revelations in Daily Times on 17 May 2010, which wrongly propagated Mr Mir's indiscretion in Khalid Khawaja's murder.
I had no knowledge of what Tiger's indiscretion was," Williams said.
ISLAMABAD, October 14, 2009 (Balochistan Times): Minister of State for Economic Affairs Hina Rabbani Khar has denied the allegations levelled by former federal minister Aftab Ahmed Khan Sherpao about indiscretion use of Internally Displace Persons (INPs) funds.
The indiscretion came when Dariush Farziayi, one of the hosts, asked the youngster the name of a stuffed animal the child had been given as a reward for good behavior.
How must he feel, having paid a terrible price for his own indiscretion, but no child being damaged, to read of these blatant appointments now being made and supported by the Education Department in the very profession he was forced to quit in such ignomy?
2) Oddly, Woods tries simultaneously to portray the League of the South as an unfairly maligned group and to dismiss his association with it as a youthful indiscretion.