- showing good or outstanding judgment and understanding: a discerning critic of French poetry.
Origin of discerning
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perceptive, keen, sharp, discriminating.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
Examples from the Web for undiscerning
For the undiscerning eyes of the boy were blind to the feet of clay.The Promise
James B. Hendryx
But the undiscerning were not only to be kept quiet, they were to be made happy.Evolution, Old & New
They are the notebooks of an omnivorous but indiscreet and undiscerning reader.Giovanni Boccaccio, a Biographical Study
She was a mother of high ideals and she was not undiscerning.Tom Slade
Percy K. Fitzhugh
Spiritually they are undiscerning, because imaginatively they are blind.The Soul of the Far East
- having or showing good taste or judgment; discriminating
Word Origin and History for undiscerning
"action of perceiving," late 14c., verbal noun from discern. As a present participle adjective, attested from c.1600.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper