Synonyms for discreet

Adjective

1. discreet (vs. indiscreet)
usage: marked by prudence or modesty and wise self-restraint; "his trusted discreet aide"; "a discreet, finely wrought gold necklace"
2. discerning, discreet, tactful (vs. tactless)
usage: unobtrusively perceptive and sympathetic; "a discerning editor"; "a discreet silence"
3. circumspect, discreet, prudent (vs. imprudent)
usage: heedful of potential consequences; "circumspect actions"; "physicians are now more circumspect about recommending its use"; "a discreet investor"
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