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Daniel Enemark, senior economist at the San Diego Workforce Partnership, said the competitive job market and increases in inflation are making job hunters more discerning.

Social media is not very discerning when it comes to nude art.

From Quartz

If you are trying to be more discerning, the spreadsheet put together by Prussin and Marr, as well as one put together by mechanical engineer Aaron Collins, offer specific recommendations.

Dogs, we are told, have more discerning senses of smell and hearing than we do, and birds of prey can see a rodent scurrying in the grass from hundreds of feet away.

As a result, startup founders are trying to become more discerning about venture funding, rather than viewing it merely as free money.

From Digiday

Surely there needs to be some kind of discerning critical judgment involved?

What makes Islam so tricky that it trips up even the usually more discerning among us?

At the very least, the fickle and discerning moviegoer is getting a vibrant diagnosis: healthier than ever.

A more vexing problem is discerning the suicide attempt from the accidental overdose.

So many good singers that you, as an audience member, find yourself starting to become discerning.

The early recognition of pictured objects, of which certain animals have a measure, is often strikingly discerning.

Had she, so observant, so discerning in her fastidious taste—had she failed to notice the small detail too?

Discerning a dark object among the branches, he shrinks back, crosses stage, and goes out through the wood to the left.

After dinner, the discerning eye of the co-mother-in-law divines the work of darkness.

It was, she knew, a precious privilege to know a poet, and to see the natural and spiritual worlds through his discerning eyes.

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On this page you'll find 122 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to discerning, such as: astute, insightful, knowledgeable, penetrating, perceptive, and piercing.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.