Dictionary Results for discernment


1. discernment - noun

· the cognitive condition of someone who understands; "he has virtually no understanding of social cause and effect"

Synonym(s): understanding, apprehension, savvy

Hypernym(s): knowing




2. discernment - noun

· delicate discrimination (especially of aesthetic values); "arrogance and lack of taste contributed to his rapid success"; "to ask at that particular time was the ultimate in bad taste"

Synonym(s): taste, appreciation, perceptiveness

Hypernym(s): discrimination, secernment




3. discernment - noun

· perception of that which is obscure

Synonym(s): perceptiveness

Hypernym(s): perception




4. discernment - noun

· the mental ability to understand and discriminate between relations

Synonym(s): sagacity, sagaciousness, judgment, judgement

Hypernym(s): wisdom, sapience




5. discernment - noun

· the trait of judging wisely and objectively; "a man of discernment"

Synonym(s): discretion

Hypernym(s): wisdom, wiseness





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