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DISCRETION, noun

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Prudence, or understanding and prudence; that discernment which permits a person to judge critically of what is correct and also proper, unified through caution; nice discernment and judgment, directed by circumspection, and mostly concerning ones own conduct.

A good man--will certainly guide his affairs via discretion Psalms 112:5.

My boy, save sound wisdom and also discretion Proverbs 3:21.

2. Liberty or power of acting without other manage than ones very own judgment; as, the monitoring of affairs was left to the discretion of the prince; he is left to his very own discretion Hence,

To surrender at discretion is to surrender without stipulation or terms, and commit ones self totally to the power of the conqueror.

3. Disjunction; separation.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Discretional

DISCRETIONARY, DISCRETIONAL adjective Left to discretion; unrestrained except by discretion or judgment; that is to be directed or managed by discretion only. Therefore, the President of the United States is, in particular situations, invested through discretionary powers, to act according to situations.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Discretionally

DISCRETIONARILY, DISCRETIONALLY adverb At discretion; according to discretion.


Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Discretionarily

DISCRETIONARILY, DISCRETIONALLY, adverb At discretion; according to discretion.

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Webster's 1828 Dictionary
Discretionary

DISCRETIONARY, DISCRETIONAL, adjective Left to discretion; unrestrained except by discretion or judgment; that is to be directed or regulated by discretion just. Therefore, the President of the USA is, in certain instances, invested with discretionary powers, to act according to situations.


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