When you judge something based on how good or bad it is, rather than how many of the item you have, this is an example of a qualitative judgment.
Origin of qualitativeLate Latin qualitativus
Origin of qualitativeMiddle English producing a primary quality from Medieval Latin quālitātīvus from Late Latin qualitative from Latin quālitās quālitāt- quality ; see quality .
(comparative more qualitative, superlative most qualitative)
- Something qualitative.