- a judicial decision given by a judge or court.
- the obligation, especially a debt, arising from a judicial decision.
- the certificate embodying such a decision and issued against the obligor, especially a debtor.
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Origin of judgment
OTHER WORDS FROM judgmentin·ter·judg·ment, nounre·judg·ment, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for judgment
For now, Windheim is relying on her own judgment to make that call.Memers are making deepfakes, and things are getting weird|Karen Hao|August 28, 2020|MIT Technology Review
The treatment involves applying electrodes to a spot in the brain called the internal capsule, and works by stimulating connections to the prefrontal cortex to improve cognitive functions such as perception and judgment.Elon Musk’s brain company plans a big reveal on Friday. Here’s what we already know|Verne Kopytoff|August 27, 2020|Fortune
At its root, reinforcement learning is learning from your mistakes in judgment.This Is How Your Brain Responds to Social Influence|Shelly Fan|August 25, 2020|Singularity Hub
A few air purifier models are consistently highly ranked by reputable reviewers, though you’ll have to make your own judgment when balancing factors like price, room size, and design.Can an air purifier help protect you from COVID-19?|dzanemorris|August 22, 2020|Fortune
At some point, it becomes a judgment call, which is why jurisdictions’ rules vary so much.When Can Schools Safely Reopen? The Answer Is Part Science, Part Guesswork.|Kaleigh Rogers (email@example.com)|August 19, 2020|FiveThirtyEight
Interesting that those who sat in judgment of him found those two sets of beliefs to be incompatible.
[These actions] call into question not only their judgment but how true the effort is to expanding into those communities.
We have reached a tipping point in the culture where Americans are now trained to look to the rules instead of their own judgment.
In short, the existing data makes fracking seem like a judgment call.
Taken to its logical conclusion, the “not me” judgment can lead us to regard other human beings as not human at all!
The superstitious natives supposed the drought was sent upon them as a judgment, because myself and Lay were allowed to live.
I have no doubt he feels the responsibility which he assumes, and I have great faith in his judgment.The Last Cruise of the Saginaw|George H. Read
Fortunately, Victoria was quite prepared to accept in this matter Albert's judgment.Abraham Lincoln|George Haven Putnam
It is an expression of the character, the nicety of taste—or lack of it—the discrimination and judgment of the individual.Handicraft for Girls|Idabelle McGlauflin
Her zeal is certainly getting the better of her conscience and judgment.The House that Jill Built|E. C. Gardner
British Dictionary definitions for judgment (1 of 2)
- the decision or verdict pronounced by a court of law
- an obligation arising as a result of such a decision or verdict, such as a debt
- the document recording such a decision or verdict
- (as modifier)a judgment debtor
- the act of establishing a relation between two or more terms, esp as an affirmation or denial
- the expression of such a relation
- to preside as judge
- to assume the position of critic
British Dictionary definitions for judgment (2 of 2)
Idioms and Phrases with judgment
see against one's better judgment; snap judgment.