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    discretion - Dictionary definition and meaning for word discretion

    (noun) freedom to act or judge on one's own Definition
    (noun) knowing how to avoid embarrassment or distress
    Example Sentence
    • the servants showed great tact and discretion
    (noun) refined taste; tact
    Synonyms : delicacy
    (noun) the power of making free choices unconstrained by external agencies
    Synonyms : free will
    (noun) the trait of judging wisely and objectively
    Synonyms : discernment
    Example Sentence
    • a man of discernment
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for discretion

discrete... means separate..that is we are separate & are not dependent on any one, hence we have the FREEDOM OF ACTION OR JUDGEMENT...

discretion=discete(unconnected or free)+action.so discretion means free action.

dis+cretion(creation)=> when we want to create something like movie v shold create it with INTELLIGENCE, WISDOM AND WITH CARE

She was able to DISCREDIT their claims because she was responsible and researched the topic with caution. Hence, she practiced DISCRETION.

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No Discrimination means fair judgement

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