Benevolent vs Discretion - What's the difference?

benevolent | discretion |


As an adjective benevolent

is having a disposition to do good.

As a noun discretion is

discretion.

benevolent

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Having a disposition to do good.
  • Chinese and Eastern mythologies describe dragons as benevolent .
  • Possessing or manifesting love for mankind.
  • altruistic, charitable, good, just and fair.
  • generous.
  • Antonyms

    * malevolent

    See also

    * benevolence * benevolently * benevolentness

    discretion

    English

    Noun

    (en-noun)
  • The quality of being discreet or circumspect.
  • Bob showed great discretion despite his knowledge of the affair.
  • The ability to make wise choices or decisions.
  • The freedom to make one's own judgements.
  • I leave that to your discretion .

    Antonyms

    *

    Derived terms

    * discretionary *

    Anagrams

    * ----