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  1. not judged or judging on the basis of one's personal standards or opinions: They tried to adopt a nonjudgmental attitude that didn't reflect their own biases. My guidance counselor in high school was sympathetic and nonjudgmental.
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Origin of nonjudgmental

First recorded in 1960–65; non- + judgmental
Related formsnon·judg·men·tal·ly, adverb
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  1. of, relating to, or denoting an attitude, approach, etc, that is open and not incorporating a judgment one way or the other
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Word Origin and History for non-judgmental


also nonjudgmental, 1965, from non- + judgmental.

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