indiscreetly

All Adverb
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  • Women did not fear him, but talked indiscreetly to him about all things. Cited from Literary Love-Letters, by Robert Herrick
  • Great people have the bad habit of talking very indiscreetly before their servants. Cited from Memoirs And Historical Chronicles Of The Courts Of Europe, by Various
  • They indiscreetly want to measure all bodies by one same measure, by that with which they measure themselves. Cited from Letters of Catherine Benincasa,Catherine Benincasa
  • She felt a thrill go through her, and she turned an indiscreetly bright face upon her companion. Cited from The Precipice, by Elia Wilkinson Peattie
  • I have done very wrong to speak so indiscreetly. Cited from Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, No. 330, April 1843, Vol. 53
  • I play the game with these fellows always squarely, sometimes I fear indiscreetly. Cited from Life and Letters of Walter H. Page, Volume II, by Burton J. Hendrick
  • "What did he save?" asked the little woman indiscreetly. Cited from The Strength of Gideon and Other Stories, by Paul Laurence Dunbar
  • "That is, of course, unless I should see her really acting indiscreetly." Cited from The Irrational Knot, by George Bernard Shaw
  • He protested, adding indiscreetly that she had done too much for him for that. Cited from The Henchman, by Mark Lee Luther
  • Then, one night, she indiscreetly was led, by her, absorbed interest, to venture too far into the wings. Cited from Cheerful--By Request, by Edna Ferber
  • Perhaps I acted indiscreetly when I insisted on his leaving London, and returning to this place. Cited from The Legacy of Cain, by Wilkie Collins
  • I desire no one's death and if you have allowed everything to be known, it is because you have acted indiscreetly or stupidly! Cited from His Excellency the Minister, by Jules Claretie
  • At my first knowledge of her, I thought her very lively; but imagined not that she was indiscreetly so. Cited from The History of Sir Charles Grandison, Volume 4 (of 7), Samuel Richardson
  • "When your pardner come back?" she would indiscreetly ask the Colonel. Cited from The Magnetic North, by Elizabeth Robins (C. E. Raimond)
  • I cannot say nay, but I have done indiscreetly, To forget thy grace for a human policy. Cited from Collection of Old English Plays, Vol. I., Dodsley
  • The lady's intention was only kind, but, unfortunately, William acted indiscreetly upon the advice. Cited from Gathering Jewels, by James Knowles and Matilda Darroch Knowles
  • She was really fine at times in her attitude towards the indiscreetly or tactlessly inquiring. Cited from Emily Fox-Seton, by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • Williams had also indiscreetly used Justice Department funds to pay for carriage and household expenses.
  • It lighted up his dark and melancholy features, and made him, for the first time, indiscreetly communicative. Cited from Critical and Historical Essays, by Macaulay V1
  • "What a pity we couldn't have had them over!" said poppa indiscreetly. Cited from A Voyage of Consolation, by Sara Jeannette Duncan
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Meaning of indiscreetly

  • adverb Without discretion or wisdom or self-restraint
    she inquired indiscreetly after the state of his health