|1.||[ adjective ] showing or indicating careful judgment and discernment especially in matters of taste|
"the discriminating eye of the connoisseur"
|Related terms:||undiscriminating selective eclectic diacritic discerning discriminate discriminative good appreciative discerning discriminate|
|2.||[ adjective ] having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions|
|Synonyms:||sharp keen incisive penetrating acute piercing penetrative knifelike|
"an acute observer of politics and politicians" "incisive comments" "icy knifelike reasoning" "as sharp and incisive as the stroke of a fang" "penetrating insight"
|3.||[ adjective ] marked by the ability to see or make fine distinctions|
"discriminate judgments" "discriminate people"