Definition of discernment noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

discernment

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈsɜːnmənt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsɜːrnmənt//
 
[uncountable](formal, approving)
 
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the ability to show good judgement about the quality of somebody/something synonym discrimination He shows great discernment in his choice of friends. She is a woman of the highest taste and discernment.
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