Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun circumspection

2 senses of circumspection

Sense 1
discretion, discreetness, circumspection, prudence -- (knowing how to avoid embarrassment or distress; "the servants showed great tact and discretion")
       => sagacity, sagaciousness, judgment, judgement, discernment -- (the mental ability to understand and discriminate between relations)

Sense 2
circumspection, caution -- (the trait of being circumspect and prudent)
       => discretion, discernment -- (the trait of judging wisely and objectively; "a man of discernment")

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