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indiscretion

noun uk   us   /ˌɪn.dɪˈskreʃ.ən/
[U] the quality of being indiscreet: Jones was censured for indiscretion in leaking a secret report to the press. [C] something, especially a sexual relationship, that is considered embarrassing or morally wrong: We should forgive him a few youthful indiscretions.
Translations of “indiscretion”
in Chinese (Traditional) 輕率,不慎重, (尤指性關係上的)不檢點…
in Chinese (Simplified) 轻率,不慎重, (尤指性关系上的)不检点…
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