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Discernment (IPA: /dɪˈsɝnmənt/)

Discernment (n.)

The act of discerning.

Discernment (n.)

The power or faculty of the mind by which it distinguishes one thing from another; power of viewing differences in objects, and their relations and tendencies; penetrative and discriminate mental vision; acuteness; sagacity; insight; as, the errors of youth often proceed from the want of discernment.


Activity of determining the value and quality of a certain subject

Discernment Synonyms


Discernment Synonyms


Discernment Synonyms

Judgment, Judgement, Sagacity, Sagaciousness

Discernment Synonyms

Appreciation, Perceptiveness, Taste

Discernment Synonyms

Understanding, Savvy, Apprehension

Discernment Rhymes

Adjournment, Discernment, Internment

Spanish Translation

Discernment in Spanish is Discernimiento

Tagalog Translation

Discernment in Tagalog is Pag-aninaw

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Counsel in the heart of a man is as deep waters, but the man of discernment is one that will draw it up." - Water

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