HyperDic: discernment

English > 5 senses of the word discernment:
NOUNcognitiondiscernment, understanding, apprehension, savvythe cognitive condition / condition of someone who understands
cognitiondiscernment, taste, appreciation, perceptivenessdelicate discrimination (especially of aesthetic values)
cognitiondiscernment, perceptivenessperception of that which is obscure / obscure
cognitiondiscernment, sagacity, sagaciousness, judgment, judgementthe mental ability to understand and discriminate between relations
attributediscernment, discretionthe trait of judging wisely and objectively
discernment > pronunciation
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > discernment: 5 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningThe cognitive condition / condition of someone who understands.
Synonymsunderstanding, apprehension, savvy
Narrowerappreciation, grasp, holdunderstanding of the nature or meaning / meaning or quality or magnitude of something
comprehensionAn ability to understand the meaning / meaning or importance of something (or the knowledge acquired as a result)
graspingunderstanding with difficulty
hindsightunderstanding the nature of an event after it has happened / happened
insight, brainstorm, brainwaveThe clear (and often sudden) understanding of a complex situation
realization, realisation, recognitionComing to understand something clearly and distinctly
self-knowledgeAn understanding of yourself and your goals and abilities
smatteringA slight or superficial understanding of a subject / subject
BroaderknowingA clear and certain mental apprehension
Spanishaprehensión, comprensión, discernimiento, entendimiento, sapiencia
Catalanaprehensió, discerniment, percepció
English > discernment: 5 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningDelicate discrimination (especially of aesthetic values).
Synonymstaste, appreciation, perceptiveness
AttributestastefulFree from what is tawdry or unbecoming
tastelesslacking aesthetic or social taste
NarrowercultureThe tastes in art and manners that are favored by a social group
delicacy, discretionrefined taste
virtu, vertu, connoisseurshiplove of or taste for fine objects of art
vogue, trend, styleThe popular taste at a given time
Broaderdiscrimination, secernmentThe cognitive process whereby two or more stimuli are distinguished
Spanishapreciación, discernimiento, gusto, perceptividad
Catalanapreciació, discerniment, gust
English > discernment: 5 senses > noun 3, cognition
Meaningperception of that which is obscure / obscure.
Broaderperceptionknowledge gained by perceiving
Verbsdiscerndetect with the senses
English > discernment: 5 senses > noun 4, cognition
MeaningThe mental ability to understand and discriminate between relations.
Synonymssagacity, sagaciousness, judgment, judgement
Narrowercommon sense, good sense, gumption, horse sense, sense, mother witsound practical judgment
discretion, discreetness, circumspection, prudenceknowing how to avoid embarrassment or distress
eyeGood discernment (either visually or as if visually)
injudiciousness, indiscreetnesslacking good judgment
judiciousnessGood judgment
Broaderwisdom, sapienceability to apply knowledge or experience or understanding or common sense and insight
Spanishbuen criterio, criterio, discernimiento, juicio
Catalanbon criteri, criteri, discerniment, judici
English > discernment: 5 senses > noun 5, attribute
MeaningThe trait of judging wisely and objectively.
Example"a man of discernment"
Narrowercircumspection, cautionThe trait of being circumspect and prudent
prudencediscretion in practical affairs
Broaderwisdom, wisenessThe trait of utilizing knowledge and experience with common sense and insight
Spanishdiscernimiento, discrección, discreción
Catalandiscerniment, discreció

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