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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. discreet

    discerning, wise, prudent, circumspect, cautious, wary, regulative, sensible, judicious

    undiscerning, blind, foolish, imprudent, indiscreet, unrestrained, reckless, injudicious, silly

Princeton's WordNet

  1. discreetadjective

    marked by prudence or modesty and wise self-restraint

    "his trusted discreet aide"; "a discreet, finely wrought gold necklace"

    circumspect, discerning

    tactless, blabby, imprudent, blabbermouthed, indiscreet, untactful, bigmouthed, talkative

  2. discerning, discreetadjective

    unobtrusively perceptive and sympathetic

    "a discerning editor"; "a discreet silence"

    apprehensive, circumspect, discerning

    talkative, untactful, imprudent, blabby, blabbermouthed, indiscreet, bigmouthed, tactless

  3. circumspect, discreetadjective

    heedful of potential consequences

    "circumspect actions"; "physicians are now more circumspect about recommending its use"; "a discreet investor"

    circumspect, discerning

    blabby, blabbermouthed, imprudent, untactful, bigmouthed, tactless, indiscreet, talkative

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. discreetadjective

    prudent, cautious, judicious, wise, circumspect, considerate, heedful, wary; not rash, heedless, or headlong

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. discreetadjective

    prudent, circumspect, wary, judicious

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  1. Bruce Lee:

    That went on the longest and David Tadman started to be less discreet, david Tadman would go out on dates with her in town where other people could see them … I think her whole life was marked by Bruce’s death. It’s a wound she never fully recovered from. I was struck by how intense her feelings for Bruce are. She basically said he was the love of her life. It was interesting to talk to this woman who was still in love with someone who died so long ago. Her feelings for him are still just as intense.

  2. Rouba Noureddine:

    I'm not sure of any voguing scenes elsewhere in the Middle East -- and that's because, in other Middle Eastern countries, people are more discreet about such issues.

  3. Rhonda Woods:

    As they get older, my husband is more discreet around our daughters and I am more discreet around our son. Not because we are uncomfortable, but because they may be, so when it is time for me to undress, I tell whichever of my kids is in my room talking to me, that I plan to do so and they have the option to leave.

  4. Scott Morrison:

    This outcome demonstrates the value of the discreet, behind the scenes work of officials in resolving complex and sensitive consular cases, in close partnership with other governments.

  5. Gabe Saglie:

    Be discreet with Christopher Elliott cash and refrain from drawing unwanted attention to the cash Christopher Elliott’re carrying.

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