[ non-juhj-men-tl ]
/ ˌnɒn dʒʌdʒˈmɛn tl /
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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
OTHER WORDS FROM nonjudgmentalnon·judg·men·tal·ly, adverb
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How to use nonjudgmental in a sentence
With Sinclair as our non-judgmental guide, we see that these revelations are not meant to shock us but, perhaps, enlighten us.‘High Maintenance,’ Like a Good High, Is Funny and Sometimes Unsettling|Caitlin Dickson|November 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Williams was far more emotionally fragile than Kazan would ever be; he was a sympathetic, non-judgmental ear.Elia Kazan Was a Brilliant, Needy Pen Pal|Caryn James|April 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
So Huckabee needs to show some non-judgmental leg on modernity, and going after Portman is not the way to do it.Mike Huckabee’s Bully Pulpit: Economic Populism|Lloyd Green|December 24, 2013|DAILY BEAST
They offered the non-judgmental comfort of flannel pajamas while creating the illusion that aerobic activity was on the horizon.Our Sweatpants Nightmare|Sean Macaulay|January 17, 2010|DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for nonjudgmental
/ (ˌnɒndʒʌdʒˈmɛntəl) /
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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