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Definition of "judgement" []

  • Variant of judgment. (noun)
  • The faculty of being able to make critical distinctions and achieve a balanced viewpoint; discernment (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • The decision or verdict pronounced by a court of law (noun)
  • An obligation arising as a result of such a decision or verdict, such as a debt (noun)
  • The document recording such a decision or verdict (noun)
  • (as modifier) (noun)
  • The formal decision of one or more judges at a contest or competition (noun)
  • A particular decision or opinion formed in a case in dispute or doubt (noun)
  • An estimation (noun)
  • Criticism or censure (noun)
  • The act of establishing a relation between two or more terms, esp as an affirmation or denial (noun)
  • The expression of such a relation (noun)

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Use "judgement" in a sentence
  • "The reason why parents are to be consulted is, because they deliberate from judgement, knowledge, and love; from _judgement_, because they are in an advanced age, which excels in judgement, and discerns what is suitable and unsuitable: from _knowledge_, in respect to both the suitor and their daughter; in respect to the suitor they procure information, and in respect to their daughter they already know; wherefore they conclude respecting both with united discernment: from"
  • "And Firefox doesn't believe judgement is a word, either!"
  • "Being impartial in judgement is a very important principle."