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 qualitat&imacron;vus, from Late Latin, qualitative, from Latin qualitas, qualitat-, quality; see quality.
(comparative more qualitative, superlative most qualitative)
- Something qualitative.