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Discernment is all about understanding the nature of your own desire so that you can actually be happy.
HOW CAN WE BREAK OUR ADDICTION TO CONTEMPT? (EP. 478)STEPHEN J. DUBNEROCTOBER 14, 2021FREAKONOMICS
Discernment and taste could be an aspect of why one chooses one brand over the other, the way drinkers interact with beer or wine.
THE HARD SELTZER TREND ISN’T STOPPING ANY TIME SOONJAYA SAXENAMARCH 19, 2021EATER
It’s important to recognize that none of the people on Goodell’s staff had any special experience or magical discernment.
THE NFL’S PANDEMIC RESPONSE WAS A STRIKING SUCCESS — AND A GENUINE PUBLIC SERVICESALLY JENKINSFEBRUARY 10, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Since men were given the roles of politician and war-maker, it was equally convenient to believe that biology predisposed them to discernment and bravery.
GENDER IS WHAT YOU MAKE OF IT - ISSUE 88: LOVE & SEXCHARLES KINGAUGUST 5, 2020NAUTILUS
I felt I was in the presence of a strong, natural man, gifted with great discernment and ability but full also of human kindness.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
It is the implication that there is a spiritual discernment which is distinct from mental discernment.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
When a man talks about "spiritual discernment," he makes a tacit assertion which ought not to be allowed to pass unchallenged.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
The faculty of reason, then, has excelled this boasted faculty of spiritual discernment in its own religious sphere.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
It may be an idle fancy, but if that string is not a woven strand from some womans crowning glory, then I have no discernment.
THE FIFTH STRING  JOHN PHILIP SOUSA
All was distributed by the young woman with as much discretion as discernment, and all was suitable to the needs of each.
THE SEVEN CARDINAL SINS: ENVY AND INDOLENCEEUGNE SUE
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WORDS RELATED TO DISCERNMENT

  • acknowledgments
  • apprehensions
  • attentions
  • awarenesses
  • comprehensions
  • discernment
  • insights
  • intelligence
  • knowledges
  • minds
  • needs
  • notes
  • notices
  • observances
  • observations
  • perceptions
  • percipiences
  • reasonings
  • recognitions
  • regard
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