HyperDic: discriminating

English > 2 senses of the word discriminating:
ADJECTIVEalldiscriminatingshowing or indicating careful judgment and discernment especially in matters of taste
alldiscriminating, acute, incisive, keen, knifelike, penetrating, penetrative, piercing, sharphaving or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions
discriminating > pronunciation
Soundsdihskrih'mahney.tihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > discriminating: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningshowing or indicating careful judgment and discernment especially in matters of taste.
Example"the discriminating eye of the connoisseur"
NarrowerappreciativeHaving or showing appreciation or a favorable critical judgment or opinion
diacritic, diacriticalcapable of distinguishing
discerningable to make or detect effects of great subtlety
discriminative, discriminatorycapable of making fine distinctions
eclecticselecting what seems best of various styles or ideas
goodgenerally admired / admired
selectivetending to select
See alsodiscerningHaving or revealing keen insight and good judgment
discriminatemarked by the ability to see or make fine distinctions
Oppositeundiscriminating, indiscriminatingnot discriminating
Spanishfino
English > discriminating: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningHaving or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions.
Synonymsacute, incisive, keen, knifelike, penetrating, penetrative, piercing, sharp
BroaderperceptiveHaving the ability to perceive or understand
Spanishafilado, agudo, fino, incisivo, mordaz, penetrante, punzante
Catalanafilat, agut, fi, incisiu, penetrant

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