Synonyms of judgment
1 opinionDictionary • In your judgment, what has changed over the past few years?
opinion • That has improved my already favourable opinion of him.
view • You should make your views known to your local MP.
estimate • I was wrong in my estimate of his capabilities.
belief • It is my belief that a common ground can be found.
assessment • He was referred to a psychiatric hospital for assessment.
conviction • Their religious convictions prevented them from taking up arms.
diagnosis • She needs to have a second test to confirm the diagnosis.
deduction • It was a pretty astute deduction.
appraisal • Self-appraisal is never easy.
2 verdictDictionary • The Court is expected to give its judgment within the next ten days.
verdict • The jury returned a unanimous guilty verdict.
finding • He said we should accept the findings of the court.
result • They were surprised by the result of their trials.
ruling • He tried to have the court ruling overturned.
decision • The judge's decision was greeted with dismay.
sentence • When she heard of the sentence, she said: `Is that all?'
conclusion • We came to the conclusion that it was too difficult to combine the two techniques.
determination • A determination will be made as to the future of the treaty.
decree • court decrees relating to marital property
order • They were arrested and executed on the orders of Stalin.
arbitration • The matter is likely to go to arbitration.
adjudication • unbiased adjudication of unfair dismissals
pronouncement • the President's latest pronouncement about the protection of minorities
3 senseDictionary • Publication of the information was a serious error in judgment.
sense • When he was younger he had a bit more sense.
common sense • Her mother acted with remarkable common sense.
reason • a conflict between emotion and reason
understanding • They have to have a basic understanding of computers.
taste • She has very good taste in clothes.
intelligence • She's a woman of exceptional intelligence.
smarts (slang, mainly US)
discrimination • He praised our taste and discrimination.
perception • It did not require a great deal of perception to realise what he meant.
wisdom • a man respected for his wisdom and insight
wit • The information is there for anyone with the wit to use it.
prudence • acting with prudence and judgment
acumen • His sharp business acumen meant he quickly rose to the top.
shrewdness • His natural shrewdness tells him what is needed to succeed.
discernment • their lack of discernment and acceptance of inferior quality
perspicacity (formal) • his extraordinary political perspicacity
sagacity • a man of great sagacity and immense experience
astuteness • With characteristic astuteness, he spoke separately to all involved.
IDIOM:▷ against your better judgment
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acumenAcumen is the ability to make good judgments and quick decisions.
• His sharp business acumen meant he quickly rose to the top.
smarts (slang, US),
smarts (slang, US),
adjudicationIf you adjudicate on a dispute or problem, you make an official judgment or decision about it. (noun)
• unbiased adjudication of unfair dismissals
appraisalIf you make an appraisal of something, you consider it carefully and form an opinion about it.
• Self-appraisal is never easy.
Thesaurus for judgment from the Collins English Thesaurus
the faculty of being able to make critical distinctions and achieve a balanced viewpoint; discernment
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