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 qu&amacron;lit&amacron;t&imacron;vus, from Late Latin, qualitative, from Latin qu&amacron;lit&amacron;s, qu&amacron;lit&amacron;t-, quality; see quality.
(comparative more qualitative, superlative most qualitative)
- Something qualitative.