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Definitions of judgment

  1. The power or faculty of performing such operations (see 1); esp., when unqualified, the faculty of judging or deciding rightly, justly, or wisely; good sense; as, a man of judgment; a politician without judgment. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. The conclusion or result of judging; an opinion; a decision. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. The act of determining, as in courts of law, what is conformable to law and justice; also, the determination, decision, or sentence of a court, or of a judge; the mandate or sentence of God as the judge of all. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. That power or faculty by which knowledge dependent upon comparison and discrimination is acquired. See 2. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. A calamity regarded as sent by God, by way of recompense for wrong committed; a providential punishment. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. The final award; the last sentence. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. ability to make good judgments Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  8. (law) the determination by a court of competent jurisdiction on matters submitted to it Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  9. the capacity to assess situations or circumstances shrewdly and to draw sound conclusions Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  10. the cognitive process of reaching a decision or drawing conclusions Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  11. That act of the mind by which two notions or ideas which are apprehended as distinct are compared for the purpose of ascertaining their agreement or disagreement. See 1. The comparison may be threefold: Of individual objects forming a concept. Of concepts giving what is technically called a judgment. Of two judgments giving an inference. Judgments have been further classed as analytic, synthetic, and identical. Webster Dictionary DB
  12. A final court ruling resolving the key questions in a lawsuit and determining the rights and obligations of the opposing parties. For example, after a trial involving a vehicle accident, a court will issue a judgment determining which party was at fault and how much money that party must pay the other.
  13. The act of deciding or passing sentence; the decision of a court; power of deciding; intelligence; criticism; opinion. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  14. Act of judging: the comparing of ideas, to elicit truth: faculty by which this is done, the reason: opinion formed: taste: sentence: condemnation: doom. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  15. Act of judging; faculty of determining; reason; prudence; sentence. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  16. The act or faculty of judging; power to judge wisely or well. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  17. The decision reached. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  18. The sentence of a court. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  19. A disaster or affliction regarded as a punishment for sin. judgement. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  20. Judgeship. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  21. The act of judging; the faculty, act, or process of the mind in comparing ideas and determining their relation; discrimination; criticism; determination; opinion; the sentence or doom pronounced in any cause, civil or criminal; the right or power of passing sentence. In Scripture, the spirit of wisdom and prudence, enabling a person to discern right and wrong; an extraordinary calamity inflicted by God on sinners; a divine statute or dispensation; the final trial of the human race. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  22. Decision; determination; award; right or power of passing judgment; punishment inflicted by God; the sentence or decision of a court of law; opinion; condemnation; that faculty of the mind which enables a man to ascertain truth by comparing facts and ideas. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for judgment

  1. May I ask for your judgment upon it before I give mine? – Queechy, Volume II by Elizabeth Wetherell
  2. They should lead as human a life as is possible to those who have fallen under so terrible a judgment – In-Darkest-England-and-the-Way-Out by Booth, William
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