John: a discrete preorder on \\(X\\) is formed when the only elements related by \\(\leq\\) are equal to each other. That is \\(x \leq y\\) if and only if \\(x = y\\).

(page 11 for anyone wanting to see more, sets are noted there as examples of discrete preorders)

(page 11 for anyone wanting to see more, sets are noted there as examples of discrete preorders)