Dictionary.com

judgmental

[ juhj-men-tl ]
/ dʒʌdʒˈmɛn tl /
Save This Word!

adjective

involving the use or exercise of judgment.
tending to make quick and excessively critical judgments, especially moral ones:to avoid a judgmental approach in dealing with divorced couples.

QUIZZES

QUIZ YOURSELF ON “THEIR,” “THERE,” AND “THEY’RE”

Are you aware how often people swap around “their,” “there,” and “they’re”? Prove you have more than a fair grasp over these commonly confused words.
Question 1 of 7
Which one of these commonly confused words can act as an adverb or a pronoun?
Also especially British, judge·men·tal .

Origin of judgmental

First recorded in 1905–10; judgment + -al1

OTHER WORDS FROM judgmental

judg·men·tal·ly, adverbun·judg·men·tal, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

Example sentences from the Web for judgmental

British Dictionary definitions for judgmental

judgmental

judgemental

/ (dʒʌdʒˈmɛntəl) /

adjective

of or denoting an attitude in which judgments about other people's conduct are made
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Book Your Online Tutor Now