Definition of 'discernment'
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The reason for this is the lack of discernment of those sampling the food. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It took no great discernment to recognise that something needed to be done to help the peasantry. The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century (1994)She used her earthy wisdom and uncanny discernment with kindness and humanity, seasoned with an enjoyment of the absurd. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Anyway, selecting antiques requires taste, discernment and patience. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Because of this, I must exercise great discernment. Christianity Today (2000)
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