Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The quality of being discreet; discretion.

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  • noun The state or quality of being discreet.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun subtly skillful handling of a situation
  • noun knowing how to avoid embarrassment or distress

Etymologies

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discreet +‎ -ness

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