- 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.
Origin of nonjudgmental
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Examples from the Web for nonjudgmental
One of the harmful clichés of modern life is the exhortation to be nonjudgmental.David Foster Wallace, Traditionalist? Considering ‘Both Flesh and Not: Essays’
November 2, 2012
He said this all in a very matter-of-fact, nonjudgmental way.Gina Gershon’s Trip to Heaven in the Dentist’s Chair
October 23, 2012
The episode in theory tries to be nonjudgmental towards people who are attracted towards stability.‘The Good Wife’: Robert and Michelle King on Alicia, Kalinda, Renewal Prospects, and More
March 12, 2012
It is nonjudgmental, and acknowledges that we are in the throes of a transition.The Science of Attention Spans
August 17, 2011
McLean was trying to stay outwardly calm and nonjudgmental, yet she was afraid of what Ivins might do—to her or to someone else.
- 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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