Sentence Examples


  • It's nice to meet someone with such a discerning eye.
  • Jackson had developed quite a discerning palate over the years.
  • Spencer, however, considers that he can not only anticipate such a state of complete adjustment, but even lay down the rules obtaining in it, which will constitute the code of "Absolute Ethics" and the standard for discerning the "least wrong" actions of relative ethics.
  • He supported Peel in his Corn-Law legislation, and throughout all this later period of his life, whether in office or in opposition, gained the admiration of discerning men, and excited the wonder of zealots, by his habitual subordination of party spirit and party connexion to whatever appeared to him the real interest of the nation.
  • She mumbled something he could not understand until he forced concentration, eventually discerning the thin voice whispering The Lord's Prayer.