judgmental

[ juhj-men-tl ]
/ dʒʌdʒˈmɛn tl /

adjective

involving the use or exercise of judgment.
tending to make quick and excessively critical judgments, especially moral ones:to avoid a judgmental approach in dealing with divorced couples.

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Also especially British, judge·men·tal .

Origin of judgmental

First recorded in 1905–10; judgment + -al1

OTHER WORDS FROM judgmental

judg·men·tal·ly, adverbun·judg·men·tal, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for judgmental

judgmental

judgemental

/ (dʒʌdʒˈmɛntəl) /

adjective

of or denoting an attitude in which judgments about other people's conduct are made
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