Discretion in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Discretion

The quality of being discreet or circumspect. | The ability to make wise choices or decisions. | The freedom to make one's own judgements.

Short Example Sentences for Discretion

  • 1. Without discretion there can be no wit. 🔊
  • 2. The conquered must be at the discretion of the conqueror. 🔊
  • 3. We have decided to take your discretion for granted. 🔊
  • 4. It is a discretion to be wisely and justly exercised. 🔊
  • 5. Foolishness is one thing and discretion is another. 🔊
  • 6. Now all discretion and sense of honor in me came to an end. 🔊
  • 7. She possessed the discretion of her race, of her age. 🔊
  • 8. Sir, your discretion shall governe me at this time. 🔊
  • 9. Need I recommend discretion in your demands? 🔊
  • 10. We don't doubt your discretion in the least. 🔊
  • 11. Everybody has not discretion to take things by the right handle. 🔊
  • 12. She assured him of her discretion and he felt he could trust her that far. 🔊
  • 13. Was he the sort of man who would place discretion first and pocket an insult? 🔊
  • 14. Lefty found discretion the better part of valor and let him go by unhindered? 🔊
  • 15. But if you think it best, then we will exercise a wiser discretion in future. 🔊
  • 16. Most thankfully I leave everything to his discretion and judgment. 🔊
  • 17. Between us two, she'll have discretion once she gets beyond Jamrud. 🔊

How to use Discretion in Sentences?

  • 1. The master is respected in proportion to the discretion and good breeding of his servants. 🔊
  • 2. Such a discretion vested in any body of men would constitute the most appalling of despotisms. 🔊
  • 3. His undignified retreat caused his face to burn; but discretion would not be denied. 🔊
  • 4. Its consummate discretion and success exhibit the English skill of combination. 🔊
  • 5. Some judgment and discretion must be exercised on this as on all other points connected with the system. 🔊
  • 6. Any suspicious action led to the suspect being warned that discretion was the better part of valor. 🔊
  • 7. All the springs of the animal's body are thus yielded up to the discretion of the rider. 🔊
  • 8. I see no discretion and no grace which is needed in wider social intercourses that is not required by those of home. 🔊
  • 9. An officer of all-round ability and discretion for duties in connection with general military intelligence. 🔊
  • 10. Once more he saw the little maid of his dreams, and once more he threw discretion to the winds and followed the vision. 🔊
  • 11. No court or jury are invested with any arbitrary discretion to determine a cause according to their mere notions of justice. 🔊
  • 12. Perhaps the frequent libations he had taken increased his zeal, but they diminished his discretion in a corresponding ratio. 🔊
  • 13. The boys had figured up what price they could stand as a maximum figure, but considerable discretion was left to their representative. 🔊
  • 14. After bravery and generosity, tact and discretion are the two qualities that women most admire in men; audacity comes next. 🔊
  • 15. Vallejo, always broad-minded in his policies, used discretion in the matter and provided those in his district with temporary permits to remain. 🔊
  • 16. Safe navigation denies the proposition that the judgment and sound discretion of the Captain of a vessel must be confined in a mental straitjacket. 🔊
  • 17. As he grew older, perhaps he did not observe all his wonted discretion in the use of this subtle power, and somewhat presumed upon his own skill. 🔊
  • 18. He knows that, in the dollar, he gives you so much discretion and patience, so much hoeing, and threshing. 🔊