- The ability to judge well: an astonishing lack of discernmentMore example sentences
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
- 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.