Associations to the word «Discretion»


DISCRETION, noun. The quality of being discreet or circumspect.
DISCRETION, noun. The ability to make wise choices or decisions.
DISCRETION, noun. The freedom to make one's own judgements.

Dictionary definition

DISCRETION, noun. Freedom to act or judge on one's own.
DISCRETION, noun. Knowing how to avoid embarrassment or distress; "the servants showed great tact and discretion".
DISCRETION, noun. Refined taste; tact.
DISCRETION, noun. The power of making free choices unconstrained by external agencies.
DISCRETION, noun. The trait of judging wisely and objectively; "a man of discernment".

Wise words

It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.
Antoine de Saint-Exupery