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Definitions for discriminating
dɪˈskrɪm əˌneɪ tɪŋdis·crim·i·nat·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. discriminating(adj)

    showing or indicating careful judgment and discernment especially in matters of taste

    "the discriminating eye of the connoisseur"

  2. acute, discriminating, incisive, keen, knifelike, penetrating, penetrative, piercing, sharp(adj)

    having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions

    "an acute observer of politics and politicians"; "incisive comments"; "icy knifelike reasoning"; "as sharp and incisive as the stroke of a fang"; "penetrating insight"; "frequent penetrative observations"


  1. Discriminating(a.)

    making careful or fine distinctions, especially as to quality or accuracy; as, a discriminating observer.

  2. Discriminating(a.)

    having a refined taste or excellent judgment; as, a discriminating taste.


  1. discriminating(Adjective)

    Able to perceive fine distinctions between similar things; perceptive

  2. discriminating(Adjective)

    Having a discerning judgment or taste

Webster Dictionary

  1. Discriminating

    of Discriminate

  2. Discriminating(adj)

    marking a difference; distinguishing

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of discriminating in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of discriminating in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of discriminating in a Sentence

  1. Jeb Bush:

    A big country, a tolerant country, ought to be able to figure out the difference between discriminating against someone because of their sexual orientation and not forcing someone to participate in a wedding that they find goes against their moral beliefs.

  2. Lee Wilhite:

    Systematically discriminating against religious institutions and preventing student access and choice to Christian higher education is bad policy and will have a negative effect on the state of California. biola University functionally eliminates the religious liberty of all California faith-based universities.

  3. Zach Wahls:

    While we still have some reservations about individual units discriminating against gay adults, we couldn't be more excited about the future of Scouting.

  4. David Gridley, Indiantown:

    Swearing is like any other music...If it is not done well, if it is not done with a fine and discriminating art, and vitalized with gracious and heartborn feeling, it lacks beauty, it lacks charm, it lacks expression, it lacks nobleness, it lacks majesty...

  5. Hillary Clinton:

    Turning away orphans, applying a religious test, discriminating against Muslims, slamming the door on every single Syrian refugee--is just not who we are. We’re better than that.

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