Englisch-Deutsch Übersetzungen für das Wort: discretion

Diskretion {f}Femininum (die)
Ermessen {n}Neutrum (das)
Gutdünken {n}Neutrum (das)
Schweigepflicht {f}Femininum (die)
Umsicht {f}Femininum (die)
Verschwiegenheit {f}Femininum (die)
Zurückhaltung {f}Femininum (die) [fig.] (zurückhaltendes, taktvolles Wesen)


“Kitty has no discretion in her coughs,” said her father; “she times them ill.”
We may as well wait, perhaps, till the circumstance occurs before we discuss the discretion of his behaviour thereupon.
Where does discretion end, and avarice begin?
“A certain selection and discretion must be used in producing a realistic effect,” remarked Holmes.
And here it is to be noted that a prince ought to take care never to make an alliance with one more powerful than himself for the purposes of attacking others, unless necessity compels him, as is said above; because if he conquers you are at his discretion, and princes ought to avoid as much as possible being at the discretion of any one.
His high personal popularity, and the clearness of his answers, made a great impression; but, as he proceeded, as he showed that the Accused was his first friend on his release from his long imprisonment; that, the accused had remained in England, always faithful and devoted to his daughter and himself in their exile; that, so far from being in favour with the Aristocrat government there, he had actually been tried for his life by it, as the foe of England and friend of the United States—as he brought these circumstances into view, with the greatest discretion and with the straightforward force of truth and earnestness, the Jury and the populace became one.
OF THE VERTUES COMMONLY CALLED INTELLECTUAL; Intellectuall Vertue Defined Wit, Naturall, Or Acquired Good Wit, Or Fancy; Good Judgement; Discretion Prudence Craft Acquired Wit Giddinesse Madnesse Rage Melancholy Insignificant Speech CHAPTER IX.
Good Wit, Or Fancy; Good Judgement; Discretion And this difference of quicknesse, is caused by the difference of mens passions; that love and dislike, some one thing, some another: and therefore some mens thoughts run one way, some another: and are held to, and observe differently the things that passe through their imagination.
Besides the Discretion of times, places, and persons, necessary to a good Fancy, there is required also an often application of his thoughts to their End; that is to say, to some use to be made of them.
And in any Discourse whatsoever, if the defect of Discretion be apparent, how extravagant soever the Fancy be, the whole discourse will be taken for a signe of want of wit; and so will it never when the Discretion is manifest, though the Fancy be never so ordinary.

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Ermessensspielraum {m} administrative discretion
Verschwiegenheit {f} discretion
geschäftliche Schweigepflicht {f} business discretion
Zurückhaltung {f} [fig.] (zurückhaltendes, taktvolles Wesen) discretion
Gutdünken {n} discretion
nach (eigenem) Gutdünken at one's own discretion
amtliche Schweigepflicht {f} official discretion
Kompetenzbereich {m} area of discretion
Ermessensmißbrauch {m} [alte Orthogr.] abuse of discretion
das mündige Alter years of discretion