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Word: indiscriminate

Definition: choosing at random; confused; not based on careful distinctions


Sentences Containing 'indiscriminate'

"It was clear to me that the Georgian attack was completely indiscriminate and disproportionate to any, if indeed there had been any, provocation,” Grist said.
According to Nicolai N. Petro, Professor of Politics at the University of Rhode Island, Western media coverage of the war was biased at first, but became more balanced in November, 2008, when two OSCE officials Ryan Grist and Stephen Young confirmed the Russian version of events — that the Georgian attack was unprovoked and indiscriminate.
As such all sin is absolved when a person is martyred, allowing carte blanche for the indiscriminate killing of non-combatants, for example.
At the height of the 1998 presidential campaign, most candidates were still parroting the four-fold economic policies of indiscriminate globalization, unproductive liberalization, ineffective privatization and unwieldy deregulation.
Georgian forces used indiscriminate force during their attack on South Ossetia "with blatant disregard for the safety of civilians."
He also stated that he "strongly condemns this act of terrorism in its targeting of civilians", also declaring that there can be absolutely no justification for such indiscriminate violence.
He was the first recorded non-Muslim victim of this sect. The death of Raymond II led to indiscriminate killing of people of the Near East indigenous to Tripoli and ongoing tension between the Christians and Muslims of the county.
HRW concluded that while South Ossetian forces were responsible for endangering civilians by setting up defensive positions in close vicinity of civilian structures, Georgia was responsible for the use of indiscriminate weapons such as Grad MRL in densely populated areas, making the attack "unlawful".
Human Rights Watch findings concluded that during the Kalbajar offensive Armenian forces committed numerous violations of the rules of war, including forcible exodus of civilian population, indiscriminate fire and hostage-taking.
Indiscriminate deforestation is increasingly threatening their ability to survive.
Indiscriminate eaters, their diet includes sheep, cattle, horses, donkeys, coyotes, and humans.
Instead, "the accounts suggest that Georgia's inexperienced military attacked the isolated separatist capital of Tskhinvali on 7 August with indiscriminate artillery and rocket fire, exposing civilians, Russian peacekeepers and unarmed monitors to harm".
On the eve of the Gulf War, for example, critics of proposed military action posited scenarios where tens of thousands of Iraqis would be killed by largely indiscriminate air attacks that would "carpet bomb" population centers, particularly Baghdad.
The organisation has discovered evidence of widespread destruction in Tskhinvali caused by indiscriminate fire from Georgian artillery and rocket launchers.
The Russian military has also used indiscriminate force in attacks in South Ossetia and in the Gori district, and has apparently targeted convoys of civilians attempting to flee the conflict zones.
The use of the coca leaf and the kola nut for such preparations has increased very greatly within the last few years, and doubtless legislation will soon be instituted against the indiscriminate sale of soft drinks.
This breed was born from a desperate search for a sustainable and profitable solution to the repeated failure of foreign cattle to produce properly in the region due to the environmental conditions of the tropics, and their indiscriminate use in crosses carried out without control, without order, goals, or scientific studies throughout history.
We have no wish to mislead; no interest to gratify by unsparing abuse or indiscriminate approbation."
“The attack was clearly, in my mind, an indiscriminate attack on the town, as a town."

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