Definition of discernment in English:

discernment

Line breaks: dis¦cern|ment
Pronunciation: /dɪˈsəːnm(ə)nt
 
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noun

[mass noun]
The ability to judge well: an astonishing lack of discernment
More example sentences
  • They possess capacities for discernment and the ability to decide what is in their best interest.
  • We might have been adolescent girls, but we were also intelligent young women with discernment and judgement.
  • In other words, dawning the robes of a preacher didn't imbue you with wisdom, intelligence and discernment.
Synonyms
judgement, taste, discrimination, refinement, cultivation, sophistication, enlightenment, sensitivity, subtlety; insight, perceptiveness, perception, perspicacity; astuteness, acumen, shrewdness, ingeniousness, cleverness, intelligence, sharpness, wisdom, erudition, awareness, sagacity
rare sapience

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