|1.||[ noun ] ability to make good judgments|
|Synonyms:||sagaciousness judgment judgement sagacity|
|Related terms:||wisdom common_sense eye discretion injudiciousness serendipity judiciousness|
|2.||[ noun ] perception of that which is obscure|
|Related terms:||perception recognize|
|3.||[ noun ] (psychology) delicate discrimination (especially of aesthetic values)|
|Synonyms:||taste appreciation perceptiveness|
"arrogance and lack of taste contributed to his rapid success" "to ask at that particular time was the ultimate in bad taste"
|Related terms:||discrimination vogue culture virtu delicacy tasteful tasteless|
|4.||[ noun ] (psychology) the cognitive condition of someone who understands|
|Synonyms:||understanding apprehension savvy|
"he has virtually no understanding of social cause and effect"
|Related terms:||knowing appreciation comprehension insight realization grasping hindsight self-knowledge comprehension smattering understand get_the_picture|
|5.||[ noun ] the trait of judging wisely and objectively|
"a man of discernment"
|Related terms:||wisdom prudence circumspection|