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noun as in plainness

noun as in simpleness

noun as in unassumingness

noun as in unostentatiousness

noun as in unpretentiousness

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Example Sentences

Then another thing is caution—discreetness; not saying anything censorious or critical of other men, no matter what they do.

They were fine and edifying in parts, but lacked the discreetness and holding back I always find in Mr. Plutarch.

You have not taken the discreetness I have shown into consideration, although you were interested in remaining silent.

You may depend upon me to be discreetness itself, at least until after Dick has been safely shipped.

After all, you know, I think that discreetness is just talk.


On this page you'll find 292 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to discreetness, such as: attention, care, discretion, foresight, prudence, and vigilance.

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