A hurried or impetuous decision or finding, as in George was known for making snap judgments on personnel questions; he rarely bothered to investigate further. This expression, which uses snap in the sense of “quick,” was first recorded in 1841.
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Interesting that those who sat in judgment of him found those two sets of beliefs to be incompatible.
If so, he has his silence -- on top of poor judgment -- to blame.
There is just no way of selling this picture with an innocent defense like, “she just asked for a snap.”Buckingham Palace Disputes Sex Allegations Against Prince ‘Randy Andy’|Tom Sykes|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
[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.
But it seems to me that with adolescence comes the right to knowledge and the right of judgment.The Salvaging Of Civilisation|H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
Now for the tempering of the Gudgeons, I leave it to the judgment of the Workman; but a word or two of the polishing of it.Tintinnalogia, or, the Art of Ringing|Richard Duckworth and Fabian Stedman
By his commandment he maketh the snow to fall apace, and sendeth forth swiftly the lightnings of his judgment.
By the words of the holy one they stand in judgment, and shall never fall in their watches.
Then he closed the spring with a snap, and she let him pass the chain over her hand once more.Rosemary in Search of a Father|C. N. Williamson