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DISCERNMENT





Definition:

  1. [noun] the cognitive condition of someone who understands; "he has virtually no understanding of social cause and effect"
    Synonyms: understanding, apprehension, savvy

  2. [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"
    Synonyms: taste, appreciation, perceptiveness

  3. [noun] perception of that which is obscure
    Synonyms: perceptiveness

  4. [noun] ability to make good judgments
    Synonyms: sagacity, sagaciousness, judgment, judgement

  5. [noun] the trait of judging wisely and objectively; "a man of discernment"
    Synonyms: discretion

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