Discernment meaning

dĭ-sûrnmənt
The power of discerning; keen perception or judgment; insight; acumen.
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The act or process of exhibiting keen insight and good judgment.
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The ability to make wise judgements; sagacity.
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Keenness of insight and judgment.
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The condition of understanding.
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Discernment is defined as the ability to notice the fine-point details, the ability to judge something well or the ability to understand and comprehend something.

Noticing the distinctive details in a painting and understanding what makes art good and bad is an example of discernment.

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To perceive differences that exist.
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An act or instance of discerning.
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The ability to distinguish; judgement.
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To distinguish between things.
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Origin of discernment

  • From Middle French discernement, equivalent to discern +‎ -ment.

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