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The quality or an instance of being sagacious; penetrating intelligence and sound judgment
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  1. The quality or an instance of being sagacious; penetrating intelligence and sound judgment
The act of perceiving or the ability to perceive; mental grasp of objects, qualities, etc. by means of the senses; awareness; comprehension
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  1. The act of perceiving or the ability to perceive; mental grasp of objects, qualities, etc. by means of the senses; awareness; comprehension
  2. The understanding, knowledge, etc. gotten by perceiving
  3. Insight or intuition, or the faculty for these
The ability to come to opinions about things; power of comparing and deciding; understanding; good sense
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  1. The ability to come to opinions about things; power of comparing and deciding; understanding; good sense
  2. A legal decision; order, decree, or sentence given by a judge or law court
  3. An opinion or estimate formed after consideration or deliberation, especially a formal or authoritative decision:
A perception produced by this ability.
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  1. A perception produced by this ability.
  2. A clear understanding of the inner nature of some specific thing
  3. The ability to discern the true nature of a situation, especially by intuition.
Quickness, accuracy, and keenness of judgment or insight:
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  1. Quickness, accuracy, and keenness of judgment or insight:
  2. Keenness and quickness in understanding and dealing with a situation; shrewdness
The quality of being astute.
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The ability or power to see or make fine distinctions; discernment.
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  1. The ability or power to see or make fine distinctions; discernment.
  2. Partiality, or bias, in the treatment of a person or group, which is unfair, illegal, etc.
  3. The act of denying rights, benefits, justice, equitable treatment, or access to facilities available to all others, to an individual or group of people because of their race, age, gender, handicap or other defining characteristic. See also reverse discrimination. The act of denying rights, benefits, justice, equitable treatment, or access to facilities available to all others, to an individual or group of people because of their race, age, gender, handicap or other defining characteristic. See also reverse discrimination.
(Anatomy) The vertebrate organ of sight, composed of a pair of fluid-filled spherical structures that occupy the orbits of the skull. Incoming light is refracted by the cornea of the eye and transmitted through the pupil to the lens, which focuses the image onto the retina.
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  1. (Anatomy) The vertebrate organ of sight, composed of a pair of fluid-filled spherical structures that occupy the orbits of the skull. Incoming light is refracted by the cornea of the eye and transmitted through the pupil to the lens, which focuses the image onto the retina.
  2. A choice center cut of meat, as of beef:
  3. A brood.
The part of the human face between the mouth and the eyes, having two openings and cavities behind them for breathing and smelling
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  1. The part of the human face between the mouth and the eyes, having two openings and cavities behind them for breathing and smelling
  2. The sense of smell:
  3. The ability to detect, sense, or discover as if by smell:
The faculty, act or power of perceiving; perception.
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Acuteness of perception, discernment, or understanding.
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  1. Acuteness of perception, discernment, or understanding.
  2. The human faculty or power to mentally grasp or understand clearly.
The property of being sage.
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  1. The property of being sage.
The quality of being shrewd.
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  1. The quality of being shrewd.
  2. An invented collective name for a group of apes.
The ability to express oneself intelligently in a playful or humorous manner, often in overturning audience expectations:
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  1. The ability to express oneself intelligently in a playful or humorous manner, often in overturning audience expectations:
  2. A person noted for this ability, especially in conversation:
  3. (Obs.) The mind
Find another word for discernment. In this page you can discover 22 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for discernment, like: sagacity, perception, judgment, insight, acumen, acumen, astuteness, clear-sightedness, discrimination, eye and keenness.