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Synonyms for discreet
dɪˈskrit

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. discreet(adj)

    marked by prudence or modesty and wise self-restraint

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

    Synonyms:
    circumspect, discerning

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

  2. discerning, discreet(adj)

    unobtrusively perceptive and sympathetic

    "a discerning editor"; "a discreet silence"

    Synonyms:
    apprehensive, circumspect, discerning

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

  3. circumspect, discreet(adj)

    heedful of potential consequences

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

    Synonyms:
    circumspect, discerning

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

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. discreet

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

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. discreet(a.)

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. discreet(a)

    Synonyms:
    prudent, circumspect, wary, judicious

How to pronounce discreet?

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How to use discreet in a sentence?

  1. Arthur Wellesley:

    Be discreet in all things, and so render it unnecessary to be mysterious about any.

  2. Cervantes:

    Poesy is a beauteous damsel, chaste, honourable, discreet, witty, retired, and who keeps herself within the limits of propriety. She is a friend of solitude; fountains entertain her, meadows console her, woods free her from ennui, flowers delight her; in short, she gives pleasure and instruction to all with whom she communicates.

  3. Lee Rainie:

    We find that a portion of the population is adjusting some activity at least in some simple ways like changing their privacy settings and being a bit more discreet in the things they say and search for.

  4. Anthony Fauci:

    There was one very discreet stretch of the protein on the envelope that is really different than the other flaviviruses, that is like a big red flag.

  5. 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.


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