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"The spring has gotten a strangle-hold on my judgment," he said to himself.

I'd rather trust your judgment now than lots of older men down there.

They performed their present office with integrity and judgment.

It would be an affront to your own judgment, if you did not: For do you not ask my advice?

The execution is left entirely to your judgment and address.

But she had allotted their rooms well, and they approved her judgment.

I think we should be careful of our judgment as to when that state has been reached.

Our judgment is always too much at the mercy of our likes and dislikes.

Garson, however, was unconvinced, notwithstanding his deference to the judgment of his leader.

Then with the faith of the two women he loved, still his, he could brave the judgment of all others.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-13c., "action of trying at law, trial," also "capacity for making decisions," from Old French jugement "legal judgment; diagnosis; the Last Judgment" (11c.), from jugier (see judge (v.)). From late 13c. as "penalty imposed by a court;" early 14c. as "any authoritative decision, verdict." From c.1300 in referfence to the Last Judgment. Also from c.1300 as "opinion." Sense of "discernment" is first recorded 1530s.

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