indiscriminateness

indiscriminate

[in-di-skrim-uh-nit]
adjective
1.
not discriminating; lacking in care, judgment, selectivity, etc.: indiscriminate in one's friendships.
2.
not discriminate; haphazard; thoughtless: indiscriminate slaughter.
3.
not kept apart or divided; thrown together; jumbled: an indiscriminate combination of colors and styles.

Origin:
1590–1600; in-3 + discriminate (adj.)

indiscriminately, adverb
indiscriminateness, noun


1. See miscellaneous. 3. mixed.
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indiscriminate (ˌɪndɪˈskrɪmɪnɪt)
 
adj
1.  lacking discrimination or careful choice; random or promiscuous
2.  jumbled; confused
 
indis'criminately
 
adv
 
indis'criminateness
 
n
 
indiscrimi'nation
 
n

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indiscriminate
1649, from in- "not" + discriminate (q.v.).
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