discernment

[ dih-surn-muhnt, -zurn- ]SEE DEFINITION OF discernment

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Your discernment must be very subtle, if you know all that is in my heart.

He knew that she was right, and respected her for the discernment.

Still, I'm going to admit that I don't think her taste and discernment is all it should be.

I am therefore incapable of that discernment which is necessary for the ascetic.

These men of experience, integrity, and discernment are seekers after truths.

She must have brains, discernment; she has chosen you—that says everything.

The attitude of these leaders does credit to their discernment.

In so judging she would trust much too far to her own power of discernment.

She would not contradict him, but she felt sure of her discernment in that respect.

“I am indebted to you for life, and you acted with discernment as well as gallantry,” he said.

WORD ORIGIN

1580s; see discern + -ment.

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