McPherson is a skillful writer and a discriminating historian.
Unlike Studio 54, located a mile south, Levenson, who was kind and very funny, did not have a discriminating door policy.
It becomes a system which does the discriminating on behalf of the powerful majority.
Sen. Boxer is fine with Israel discriminating against U.S. citizens like me based on our faith.
Now, the company is being accused of discriminating against plus-size women because it doesn't make clothing over size 12.
Moreover, he is singularly just and discriminating in the use of all documents and authorities at his command.
A discriminating eye for harmonizing colours is also a great advantage.
It has become wonderfully acute in discriminating true and false lore.
There are two lives written since his death that are complete and discriminating.
How often in later life I blessed the discriminating collectors of that library!
1620s, from Latin discriminatus, past participle of discriminare "to divide, separate," from discrimen (genitive discriminis) "interval, distinction, difference," derived noun from discernere (see discern). The adverse (usually racial) sense is first recorded 1866, American English. Positive sense remains in discriminating. Related: Discriminated. Also used 17c. and after as an adjective meaning "distinct."