Example sentences for: indiscretion

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

  • "Prior indiscretion(s)": Adultery.

  • In Newsweek , for example, Stuart Taylor Jr. spends an entire column proposing and defending a better question than the media have asked Bush so far: "Would you seek long prison terms for today's 18-year-olds for doing what you say you may or may not have done as a young man--and when you now suggest that whatever you did was a mere youthful indiscretion, and thus irrelevant to your candidacy?"

  • The discussion of Starr's indiscretion supplanted the discussion of Clinton's.

  • I had a youthful indiscretion and was married to a woman for six months almost 18 years ago.

  • 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."


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