Indiscretion vs Recklessness - What's the difference?

indiscretion | recklessness |


As nouns the difference between indiscretion and recklessness

is that indiscretion is the quality or state of being indiscreet; want of discretion; imprudence; rashness while recklessness is the state or quality of being reckless or heedless, of taking unnecessary risks.

indiscretion

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • The quality or state of being indiscreet; want of discretion; imprudence; rashness.
  • An indiscreet or imprudent act; indiscreet behavior.
  • A brief sexual liaison.
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    recklessness

    English

    Alternative forms

    * (l), (l) (obsolete)

    Noun

    (-)
  • The state or quality of being reckless or heedless, of taking unnecessary risks.
  • His recklessness repeatedly put him in danger.