Definitions For Discretion


  • The trait of judging wisely and objectively
  • The power of making free choices unconstrained by external agencies
  • Knowing how to avoid embarrassment or distress
  • Refined taste; tact
  • Freedom to act or judge on one's own
  • The right to choose what should be done in a particular situation
  • The quality of being careful about what you do and say so that people will not be embarrassed or offended : the quality of being discreet

Is Discretion a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Discretion is worth 13 points in Scrabble and 15 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Discretion in a Sentence

  • Each artist in the gallery has discretion over the price that will be charged for his or her work.
  • The coach used his own discretion to let the injured quarterback play.
  • He always uses care and discretion when dealing with others.

Synonyms for Discretion

Antonyms for Discretion

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