discreet


Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Legal, Financial, Wikipedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • adj

Synonyms for discreet

Synonyms for discreet

showing sensitivity and skill in dealing with others

kept within sensible limits

Synonyms for discreet

marked by prudence or modesty and wise self-restraint

Antonyms

unobtrusively perceptive and sympathetic

Synonyms

Related Words

heedful of potential consequences

Synonyms

Related Words

References in classic literature ?
On the right side of the warm church, in the crowd of frock coats and white ties, uniforms and broadcloth, velvet, satin, hair and flowers, bare shoulders and arms and long gloves, there was discreet but lively conversation that echoed strangely in the high cupola.
By the life of the duke, Sancho shall not be taken away from me for a moment," said the duchess; "I am very fond of him, for I know he is very discreet.
Bumble's arms; so (being a discreet matron, and no doubt foreseeing these consequences at a glance) she remained where she was, and handed Mr.
cried that discreet lady in a whisper; for the fright was so great, that she had quite lost her voice, 'Mr.
Some of them, after they came to town, remained as serious and as discreet in behaviour as they had been when they ploughed and herded on their father's farm.
Not a young, giddy-pated girl, that will think of nothing but flaunting and finery, but a sober, discreet, hard-working squaw; one that will share my lot without flinching, however hard it may be; that can take care of my lodge, and be a companion and a helpmate to me in the wilderness.
I do not speak of that greatness which is achieved by the fortunate politician or the successful soldier; that is a quality which belongs to the place he occupies rather than to the man; and a change of circumstances reduces it to very discreet proportions.
His work is like exquisite modern Latin verse, into the academic shape of which, discreet and coy, comes a sincere, deeply felt consciousness of modern life, of the modern world as it is.
Fain [gladly] would his dogs have known, as breathing heavily and wiping their cutlasses, they gathered at a discreet distance from his hook, and squinted through their ferret eyes at this extraordinary man.
Just six months after its launch, Procter & Gamble's Always Discreet product line has been recognized with three industry credentials.
and Anark Corporation, have announced that they have partnered to bring media artists the ultimate multimedia and Web 3D toolkit--Anark Studio and Discreet plasma software.
Discreet has also announced that elements of gmax will be bundled with Microsoft(R) Flight Simulator 2002: Professional Edition, shipping in Q3 this year.
Related Akamai customers span a variety of industry verticals, and include leading businesses such as ACD Systems, Apple, Ashampoo, Borland, Cognos, Discreet, Intervideo, Norman Data Defense, Roxio Software, Sourcenext and Sybase, among others.
With this latest release, Discreet remains unwavering in its commitment to provide its customers with consistent development and support of the industry's best 3D tools.
AUSTIN, Texas -- Tokyo Electron (TEL), announced Tuesday that Tokyo Electron Arizona (TAZ) has secured a permanent injunction in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York against Discreet Industries Corporation, and its president, Ovadia Meron, barring Discreet and Meron from using TAZ's trade secrets or the technical drawings Discreet illegally copied from TAZ's drawings for all of the 266 replacement parts at issue in the case.