Associations to the word «Discreet»


DISCREET, adjective. Respectful of privacy or secrecy; quiet; diplomatic.
DISCREET, adjective. Not drawing attention, anger or challenge; inconspicuous.

Dictionary definition

DISCREET, adjective. Marked by prudence or modesty and wise self-restraint; "his trusted discreet aide"; "a discreet, finely wrought gold necklace".
DISCREET, adjective. Unobtrusively perceptive and sympathetic; "a discerning editor"; "a discreet silence".
DISCREET, adjective. Heedful of potential consequences; "circumspect actions"; "physicians are now more circumspect about recommending its use"; "a discreet investor".

Wise words

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Alfred Lord Tennyson