circumspection

Definitions of circumspection
1

n knowing how to avoid embarrassment or distress

Synonyms:
discreetness, discretion, prudence
Types:
confidentiality
discretion in keeping secret information
Type of:
discernment, judgement, judgment, sagaciousness, sagacity
the mental ability to understand and discriminate between relations

n the trait of being circumspect and prudent

Synonyms:
caution
Types:
precaution
the trait of practicing caution in advance
chariness, wariness
the trait of being cautious and watchful
Type of:
discernment, discretion
the trait of judging wisely and objectively

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