from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Not making or based on careful distinctions; unselective: an indiscriminate shopper; indiscriminate taste in music.
- adj. Random; haphazard: indiscriminate violence; an indiscriminate assortment of used books for sale.
- adj. Confused; chaotic: the indiscriminate policies of the previous administration.
- adj. Unrestrained or wanton; profligate: indiscriminate spending.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Without care or making distinctions, thoughtless.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Not discriminate; wanting discrimination; undistinguishing; not making any distinction; confused; promiscuous.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not discriminate; not carefully discriminated or discriminating, undistinguishing; promiscuous: as, indiscriminate praise; an indiscriminate faultfinder.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. not marked by fine distinctions
- adj. failing to make or recognize distinctions
Sorry, no etymologies found.
He also condemned what he called the indiscriminate firing of projectiles towards Israeli civilian areas by Palestinian militants.
Separately, Russia called on the international community to stop what it called the "indiscriminate" use of force in Libya, saying it was killing civilians.
Republican governors told Mr. Obama they had qualms about what they called indiscriminate federal spending.
Church, but he does not believe in what he calls indiscriminate charity.
Mrs. Walter Powell sometimes ventured to take Aurora to task on the folly and sinfulness of what she called indiscriminate almsgiving; but Mrs. Mellish would pour such a flood of eloquence upon her antagonist that the ensign's widow was always glad to retire from the unequal contest.
On the outside looking in, China, Russia and India remain highly critical of what they call indiscriminate'' coalition bombing of civilians.
Chavez - one of Latin America's most outspoken critics of Washington's foreign policy - has repeatedly condemned what he calls "indiscriminate bombing" by the United States and its allies in Libya, saying their military attacks are unjustified and will only unleash more bloodshed.
He was previously in Moscow, where President Dmitry Medvedev criticised what he called the "indiscriminate use of force" by coalition aircraft in Libya.
Syrian opposition groups meeting in Istanbul on Sunday appealed for international action to stop what they called indiscriminate killings of civilians by the Syrian authorities, but rejected any Libya-style military intervention.
Scores of civilians have also been killed in indiscriminate suicide attacks launched by Taleban insurgents, as well as in attacks using improvised explosive devices (IEDs) such as roadside bombs.