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Synonyms and Antonyms of discretion

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discretion

synonym (synonym of discretion)

  • (noun.cognition)
    knowing how to avoid embarrassment or distress (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.cognition)
    refined taste; tact (noun.cognition)
     
  • (noun.attribute)
    the power of making free choices unconstrained by external agencies (noun.attribute)
     
  • (noun.attribute)
    the trait of judging wisely and objectively (noun.attribute)
     

hypernym (discretion IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • freedom to act or judge on one's own (noun.state)
    freedom of choice (noun.state)
     
  • knowing how to avoid embarrassment or distress (noun.cognition)
    the mental ability to understand and discriminate between relations (noun.cognition)
     
  • refined taste; tact (noun.cognition)
    delicate discrimination (especially of aesthetic values) (noun.cognition)
     
  • the power of making free choices unconstrained by external agencies (noun.attribute)
    possession of controlling influence (noun.attribute)
     
  • the trait of judging wisely and objectively (noun.attribute)
    the trait of utilizing knowledge and experience with common sense and insight (noun.attribute)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF discretion relation)

  • knowing how to avoid embarrassment or distress (noun.cognition)
    discretion in keeping secret information (noun.cognition)
     
  • the power of making free choices unconstrained by external agencies (noun.attribute)
    determination of one's own fate or course of action without compulsion (noun.attribute)
     
  • the trait of judging wisely and objectively (noun.attribute)
    the trait of being circumspect and prudent (noun.attribute)
     
  • (noun.attribute)
    discretion in practical affairs (noun.attribute)
     

derivation (.... is derived from discretion)

  • knowing how to avoid embarrassment or distress (noun.cognition)
    careful and sensible; marked by sound judgment (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    heedful of potential consequences (adj.all)
     
  • the power of making free choices unconstrained by external agencies (noun.attribute)
    having or using the ability to act or decide according to your own discretion or judgment (adj.all)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym derivation circumspection discreetness prudence delicacy free will discernment wisdom wiseness power powerfulness discernment judgement caution circumspection prudence self-determination confidentiality discretional discretionary prudent circumspect discreet

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