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Origin of discernment
OTHER WORDS FROM discernmentnon·dis·cern·ment, nounpre·dis·cern·ment, nounself-dis·cern·ment, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for discernment
But his essays show a man struggling to figure out the complexities of discernment and judgment.David Foster Wallace, Traditionalist? Considering ‘Both Flesh and Not: Essays’|David Masciotra|November 2, 2012|DAILY BEAST
His patience, discernment, and intelligence are much admired.Many 2008 Conservative Obama Backers, or ObamaCons, Will Stay True|John Avlon|September 4, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The old man was greatly pleased at this piece of discernment and observation.An Engagement of Convenience|Louis Zangwill
As we have said, our true interest is often most difficult of discernment.Lectures on the true, the beautiful and the good|Victor Cousin
And when persons of discernment find fault, we must desire them to consider the end of all our labour.
This discernment is what is called conscience, or sometimes the moral sense.Elements of Morals|Paul Janet
"You are a man of discernment, Binet," said Scaramouche, the cold loathing of his voice itself an insult.Scaramouche|Rafael Sabatini