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- n. The state or quality of being discreet.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The quality of being discreet; discretion.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. subtly skillful handling of a situation
- n. knowing how to avoid embarrassment or distress
"If there's one thing you can say about online dating, it's that it's almost the antithesis of social networking -- discreetness, privacy, wanting to meet people you don't already know," she said.
Considering the deserved stigma attached to tobacco, it's clear how the novelty and discreetness of smokeless tobacco products might prove alluring to adults and teens.
They're distinct in their discreetness. $120, audio-technica.com
They knew, they all knew, Jahanara thought, and accepted their discreetness gratefully, for she could not have borne a public proclamation of her plight.
They prefer discreetness as opposed to “Take me to your leader.”
The discreetness in which Mr. Jordan fashions his “fairy tale” film shares moments of magic with the 2003 film In America.
I am taking a stand for good, to a woman of beauty and discreetness, and also have my daughter following my example!
However, in the office, discreetness remains a first cousin of professional competence and serious minds.
Diplomats, in their finest moments are statesmen and the applicable modifiers are delicacy, discreetness, finesse, subtlety and wisdom.
They combine the advantages of disposables (reliability and discreetness) with those of cloth pads (cost and sustainability).
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