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synonyms for discreetness

  • attention
  • care
  • discretion
  • foresight
  • prudence
  • vigilance
  • circumspection
  • deliberation
  • forethought
  • heed
  • heedfulness
  • providence
  • watchfulness
  • Fabian policy
  • canniness
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antonyms for discreetness

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  • carelessness
  • disregard
  • ignorance
  • indiscretion
  • neglect
  • negligence
  • thoughtlessness
  • heedlessness
  • imprudence
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            How to use discreetness in a sentence

            Then another thing is caution—discreetness; not saying anything censorious or critical of other men, no matter what they do.
            APRIL HOPESWILLIAM DEAN HOWELLS
            They were fine and edifying in parts, but lacked the discreetness and holding back I always find in Mr. Plutarch.
            POPPEA OF THE POST-OFFICEMABEL OSGOOD WRIGHT
            You have not taken the discreetness I have shown into consideration, although you were interested in remaining silent.
            TEN YEARS LATERALEXANDRE DUMAS, PERE
            You may depend upon me to be discreetness itself, at least until after Dick has been safely shipped.
            THE SNARERAFAEL SABATINI
            After all, you know, I think that discreetness is just talk.
            MORALLUDWIG THOMA
            Would they be boilin' us the night wid the discreetness of 'em?
            THE BELTED SEASARTHUR COLTON
            You were discreetness itself, and the man you called Barney was a capital actor, and a rare good fellow too.
            OUT OF A LABYRINTHLAWRENCE L. LYNCH
            An old man began haranguing the constantly growing crowd, made up largely of those whose curiosity surpassed discreetness.
            TRUXTON KINGGEORGE BARR MCCUTCHEON
            But I had begun with better understanding and more discreetness to help the poor people at Cottisbourne.
            THE DAYS OF MY LIFEMRS. OLIPHANT
            Discreetness, therefore, was instructed to reign at the Abbey.
            THE ORDEAL OF RICHARD FEVEREL, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
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            OCTOBER 26, 1985
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            WORDS RELATED TO DISCREETNESS

            • Fabian policy
            • attention
            • canniness
            • care
            • circumspection
            • deliberation
            • discreetness
            • discretion
            • foresight
            • forethought
            • heed
            • heedfulness
            • providence
            • prudence
            • vigilance
            • watchfulness
            Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.