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discreet

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of discreet

  1. 1 having or showing good judgment and restraint especially in conduct or speech <he was very discreet, only saying what was necessary> Synonyms intelligent, judgmatic (or judgmatical), judicious, prudent Related Words cautious, chary, circumspect, cozy; forehanded, foresighted, foresightful, forethoughtful; discerning, discriminating, sage, sane, sapient, senseful, sensible, wise; canny, provident; astute, perspicacious, sagacious, shrewd Near Antonyms careless, heedless, incautious, rash; improvident, shortsighted; foolish, unwise Antonyms imprudent, indiscreet, injudicious

  2. 2 not readily seen or noticed <with a discreet gesture, she signalled to her husband that she was ready to leave the party> Synonyms unobtrusive, inconspicuous, invisible, unnoticeableRelated Words unnoticed, unremarked, unseen; impalpable, imperceptible, inappreciable, indistinguishable, insensible; faint, indistinct, obscure; concealed, hiddenNear Antonyms arresting, eye-catching, showy, striking; flashy, loud, noisy; apparent, clear, discernible (also discernable), distinct, evident, manifest, obvious, patent, plain, prominent, unmistakable; blatant, flagrant, glaring, gross, screamingAntonyms conspicuous, noticeable, visible




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