Example sentences for: indiscretion

How can you use “indiscretion” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • "Youthful indiscretion(s)": Adultery.

  • Both violent and absurd, it features a hero (Joaquin Phoenix) who's guilty of a sexual indiscretion but gets more than he bargained for when the distraught husband of his mistress commits suicide and makes it look like a murder committed by--guess who?

  • Smith's defense, in her departing column: She only did it "to create the desired impact or slam home a salient point," and her career will survive "this indiscretion."

  • However, Kinsley long ago confessed in the New Republic's "TRB" column that he "experimented with marijuana in the distant past," and wrote, "I deeply regret this youthful indiscretion."

  • Wilde scholars note his sex scandal is curiously evocative of Clinton's: A spectacular public figure denies sexual indiscretion (in the face of overwhelming evidence) rather than risk challenging conventional morality.


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