Synonyms of discretion


1. discretion, liberty

usage: freedom to act or judge on one's own

2. discretion, discreetness, circumspection, prudence, sagacity, sagaciousness, judgment, judgement, discernment

usage: knowing how to avoid embarrassment or distress; "the servants showed great tact and discretion"

3. delicacy, discretion, taste, appreciation, discernment, perceptiveness

usage: refined taste; tact

4. free will, discretion, power, powerfulness

usage: the power of making free choices unconstrained by external agencies

5. discretion, discernment, wisdom, wiseness

usage: the trait of judging wisely and objectively; "a man of discernment"

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