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Pronunciation: [ˌɪndɪskɹˈɪmɪnət] (IPA)

There are many synonyms for the word "indiscriminate," which means to be done without thought or care for distinction or differentiation. Some of these synonyms include "random," "haphazard," "unselective," "casual," "heedless," "thoughtless," "unthinking," "blind," "indifferent," "unmindful," "careless," "reckless," "irresponsible," "impetuous," and "rash." Each of these words is similar in that they describe actions or behaviors that are done without consideration or discernment. Whether one is talking about actions taken in daily life or on a grander scale, words like these help to describe actions that lack purpose or intention.

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What are the opposite words for indiscriminate?

Indiscriminate means without discrimination or thought. Its antonyms are words like deliberate, selective, and mindful. Deliberate refers to an action that is done on purpose, with intention and care. Selective means choosing certain things or people while excluding others based on specific qualities or criteria. Mindful implies that one is aware of and considers the consequences of their actions, making thoughtful and careful choices. Other antonyms of indiscriminate include organized, systematic, and methodical, which all suggest a level of order and structure in decision-making. In contrast, being indiscriminate implies a lack of consideration for details or consequences, leading to haphazard and unpredictable outcomes.

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Usage examples for Indiscriminate

The evil of corporal punishment of the indiscriminate and irregular kind comes in for a share of condemnation in this wretched school.
"Dickens As an Educator"
James L. (James Laughlin) Hughes
He is also indiscriminate in his ministrations; for he will gladly open the window for No. 10, and as cheerfully close it one minute later for No. 6. After traveling with him for half a day, you doubtless conclude that nothing more serious weighs on his mind than the duty of regulating the temperature of his car, or looking after its linen.
"The Other Fellow"
F. Hopkinson Smith
The danger of indiscriminate use of the categories would be avoided by the logical criticism even better, perhaps, than by Dewey's method.
"John Dewey's logical theory"
Delton Thomas Howard

Famous quotes with Indiscriminate

  • The lawlessness of frontier life in America has been pictured as a remarkable phenomenon. In reality, it was the natural consequence of indiscriminate mixing of volatile substances.
    Paul Harris
  • The use of the atomic bomb, with its indiscriminate killing of women and children, revolts my soul.
    Herbert Hoover
  • Prolonged, indiscriminate reviewing of books is a quite exceptionally thankless, irritating and exhausting job. It not only involves praising trash but constantly inventing reactions towards books about which one has no spontaneous feeling whatever.
    George Orwell
  • We are familiar with terrorism. But indiscriminate, cross-border, religiously motivated terrorism is new.
    Gijs de Vries
  • We need to decide that we will not go to war, whatever reason is conjured up by the politicians or the media, because war in our time is always indiscriminate, a war against innocents, a war against children.
    Howard Zinn

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