Synonyms for (noun) discernment

Synonyms: discernment, discretion

Definition: the trait of judging wisely and objectively

Usage: a man of discernment

Similar words: wisdom, wiseness

Definition: the trait of utilizing knowledge and experience with common sense and insight


Synonyms: discernment, sagaciousness, sagacity, judgement, judgment

Definition: the mental ability to understand and discriminate between relations

Similar words: sapience, wisdom

Definition: ability to apply knowledge or experience or understanding or common sense and insight


Synonyms: perceptiveness, discernment

Definition: perception of that which is obscure

Similar words: perception

Definition: knowledge gained by perceiving

Usage: a man admired for the depth of his perception


Synonyms: taste, perceptiveness, discernment, appreciation

Definition: delicate discrimination (especially of aesthetic values)

Usage: arrogance and lack of taste contributed to his rapid success; to ask at that particular time was the ultimate in bad taste

Similar words: secernment, discrimination

Definition: the cognitive process whereby two or more stimuli are distinguished


Synonyms: savvy, apprehension, discernment, understanding

Definition: the cognitive condition of someone who understands

Usage: he has virtually no understanding of social cause and effect

Similar words: knowing

Definition: a clear and certain mental apprehension