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Not having or showing good judgement or taste.‘junk food is suited only to the undiscriminating palates of the young’
boorish, loutish, oafish, thuggish, brutish, bearish, neanderthal, philistine, coarse, uncouth, unsavoury, crass, vulgar, common, unrefined, unsophisticated, uncultured, uncultivated, undiscriminating, tasteless, insensitive, unfeeling, imperceptive, callousView synonyms
- ‘To the most undiscriminating true believers, he was a disaster.’
- ‘This film is for those undiscriminating movie-goers who want nothing more from a trip to the multiplex than loud, raucous, mindless entertainment.’
- ‘Sadly it is true that many Brits are undiscriminating drinkers.’
- ‘Are audiences so undiscriminating that they will plunk down $9 to see something this creatively bankrupt?’
- ‘In general, the public loves science fiction, but there are levels to which even the most undiscriminating viewer will not sink, and this film reaches those.’
- ‘Some have described it as ‘fascist’ in a fairly undiscriminating way.’
- ‘I reckon we're in danger of raising a whole generation of undiscriminating couch potatoes afflicted by TV-induced Attention Deficit Disorder.’
- ‘After a year of dorm food - which, being the undiscriminating glutton that I regret to admit I was, I quite enjoyed - I moved into an apartment with friends and realized I was utterly helpless when it came to food.’
- ‘It doesn't help that medical journal editors are by and large undiscriminating in the papers they publish.’
- ‘I gave up because - contrary to myth - promenaders are among the most undiscriminating and noisy audiences anywhere.’
- ‘Pearson is by no means an undiscriminating fan, however.’
- ‘Most undiscriminating eyes won't notice anything untoward.’
- ‘Her status as a celebrity will make many undiscriminating or unknowing people buy the book and take her arguments at face value.’
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