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Synonyms of 'judgment'

(noun) 
Definition
a decision formed after careful consideration
In your judgment, what has changed over the past few years?
Synonyms
opinion
That has improved my already favourable opinion of him.
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view
You should make your views known to your local MP.
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estimate
I was wrong in my estimate of his capabilities.
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belief
It is my belief that a common ground can be found.
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assessment
He was referred to a psychiatric hospital for assessment.
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conviction
Their religious convictions prevented them from taking up arms.
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diagnosis
She needs to have a second test to confirm the diagnosis.
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deduction
It was a pretty astute deduction.
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appraisal
Self-appraisal is never easy.
(noun) 
Definition
the verdict pronounced by a court of law
The Court is expected to give its judgment within the next ten days.
Synonyms
verdict
The jury returned a unanimous guilty verdict.
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finding
He said we should accept the findings of the court.
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result
They were surprised by the result of their trials.
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ruling
He tried to have the court ruling overturned.
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decision
The judge's decision was greeted with dismay.
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sentence
When she heard of the sentence, she said: `Is that all?'
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conclusion
We came to the conclusion that it was too difficult to combine the two techniques.
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determination
A determination will be made as to the future of the treaty.
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decree
court decrees relating to marital property
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order
Mr North had been arrested on the orders of the Spanish government.
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arbitration
The matter is likely to go to arbitration.
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adjudication
unbiased adjudication of unfair dismissals
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pronouncement
the President's latest pronouncement about the protection of minorities
(noun) 
Definition
the ability to make critical distinctions and achieve a balanced viewpoint
Publication of the information was a serious error in judgment.
Synonyms
sense
When he was younger he had a bit more sense.
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common sense
Her mother acted with remarkable common sense.
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good sense
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judiciousness
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reason
a conflict between emotion and reason
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understanding
They have to have a basic understanding of computers.
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taste
She has very good taste in clothes.
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intelligence
She's a woman of exceptional intelligence.
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smarts (slang, mainly US)
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discrimination
He praised our taste and discrimination.
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perception
It did not require a great deal of perception to realise what he meant.
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wisdom
a woman respected for her wisdom and insight
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wit
The information is there for anyone with the wit to use it.
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prudence
acting with prudence and judgment
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sharpness
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acumen
Her sharp business acumen meant she quickly rose to the top.
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shrewdness
His natural shrewdness tells him what is needed to succeed.
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discernment
their lack of discernment and acceptance of inferior quality
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perspicacity (formal)
his extraordinary political perspicacity
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sagacity
a person of great sagacity and immense experience
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astuteness
With characteristic astuteness, she spoke separately to all involved.
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(noun) 
Synonyms
punishment
The man is guilty and he deserves punishment.
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fate
This new proposal seems doomed to the same fate.
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retribution
He decided to get his retribution in first.
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Quotation

'Tis with our judgments as our watches: none
Go just alike, yet each believes his own
[Alexander PopeEssay on Criticism]

Additional synonyms

in the sense of acumen
Definition
the ability to make good decisions
Her sharp business acumen meant she quickly rose to the top.
in the sense of adjudication
unbiased adjudication of unfair dismissals
in the sense of appraisal
Definition
an assessment of the worth or quality of a person or thing
Self-appraisal is never easy.
Synonyms
sizing up (informal),
recce (slang)

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