Synonyms for prudence

Synonyms for (noun) prudence

Synonyms: prudence

Definition: discretion in practical affairs

Similar words: natural virtue

Definition: (scholasticism) one of the four virtues (prudence, justice, fortitude, and temperance) derived from nature

Similar words: discernment, discretion

Definition: the trait of judging wisely and objectively

Usage: a man of discernment

Synonyms: circumspection, discreetness, discretion, prudence

Definition: knowing how to avoid embarrassment or distress

Usage: the servants showed great tact and discretion

Similar words: discernment, sagaciousness, sagacity, judgement, judgment

Definition: the mental ability to understand and discriminate between relations

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