What does judgment mean?

Definitions for judgment
ˈdʒʌdʒ məntjudg·ment

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. judgment, judgement, mindnoun

    an opinion formed by judging something

    "he was reluctant to make his judgment known"; "she changed her mind"

  2. judgment, judgement, assessmentnoun

    the act of judging or assessing a person or situation or event

    "they criticized my judgment of the contestants"

  3. judgment, judgement, judicial decisionnoun

    (law) the determination by a court of competent jurisdiction on matters submitted to it

  4. judgment, judgement, judgingnoun

    the cognitive process of reaching a decision or drawing conclusions

  5. opinion, legal opinion, judgment, judgementnoun

    the legal document stating the reasons for a judicial decision

    "opinions are usually written by a single judge"

  6. judgment, judgement, sound judgment, sound judgement, perspicacitynoun

    the capacity to assess situations or circumstances shrewdly and to draw sound conclusions

  7. sagacity, sagaciousness, judgment, judgement, discernmentnoun

    the mental ability to understand and discriminate between relations

Wiktionary

  1. judgmentnoun

    The act of judging.

    Etymology: From jugement.

  2. judgmentnoun

    The power or faculty of performing such operations; especially, when unqualified, the faculty of judging or deciding rightly, justly, or wisely; as, a man of judgment; a politician without judgment.

    Etymology: From jugement.

  3. judgmentnoun

    The conclusion or result of judging; an opinion; a decision.

    Etymology: From jugement.

  4. judgmentnoun

    The act of determining, as in courts of law, what is conformable to law and justice; also, the determination, decision, or sentence of a court, or of a judge.

    Etymology: From jugement.

  5. judgmentnoun

    The final award; the last sentence.

    Etymology: From jugement.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Judgmentverb

    the act of judging; the operation of the mind, involving comparison and discrimination, by which a knowledge of the values and relations of thins, whether of moral qualities, intellectual concepts, logical propositions, or material facts, is obtained; as, by careful judgment he avoided the peril; by a series of wrong judgments he forfeited confidence

  2. Judgmentverb

    the power or faculty of performing such operations (see 1); esp., when unqualified, the faculty of judging or deciding rightly, justly, or wisely; good sense; as, a man of judgment; a politician without judgment

  3. Judgmentverb

    the conclusion or result of judging; an opinion; a decision

  4. Judgmentverb

    the act of determining, as in courts of law, what is conformable to law and justice; also, the determination, decision, or sentence of a court, or of a judge; the mandate or sentence of God as the judge of all

  5. Judgmentverb

    that act of the mind by which two notions or ideas which are apprehended as distinct are compared for the purpose of ascertaining their agreement or disagreement. See 1. The comparison may be threefold: (1) Of individual objects forming a concept. (2) Of concepts giving what is technically called a judgment. (3) Of two judgments giving an inference. Judgments have been further classed as analytic, synthetic, and identical

  6. Judgmentverb

    that power or faculty by which knowledge dependent upon comparison and discrimination is acquired. See 2

  7. Judgmentverb

    a calamity regarded as sent by God, by way of recompense for wrong committed; a providential punishment

  8. Judgmentverb

    the final award; the last sentence

Freebase

  1. Judgment

    A judgment, in a legal context, is synonymous with the formal decision made by a court following a lawsuit. At the same time the court may also make a range of court orders, such as imposing a sentence upon a guilty defendant in a criminal matter, or providing a remedy for the plaintiff in a civil matter. In the United States, under the rules of civil procedure governing practice in federal courts and most state courts, the entry of judgment is the final order entered by the court in the case, leaving no further action to be taken by the court with respect to the issues contested by the parties to the lawsuit. With certain exceptions, only a final judgment is subject to appeal. In some legal systems, a judgment is not considered final until after appeals have been exhausted or waived.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Judgment

    The process of discovering or asserting an objective or intrinsic relation between two objects or concepts; a faculty or power that enables a person to make judgments; the process of bringing to light and asserting the implicit meaning of a concept; a critical evaluation of a person or situation.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. judgment

    In prize matters, the sentences of foreign courts, even though such decisions be manifestly unjust, are conclusive in ours by comity. The tribunals of France are not so complacent.

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'judgment' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3029

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'judgment' in Nouns Frequency: #1153

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of judgment in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of judgment in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of judgment in a Sentence

  1. President Obama:

    Make sure you have a team with a diversity of opinion sitting around you. The other thing that's helpful is not watching TV or reading social media. These are two things I would advise, if you're our president, not to do, it creates a lot of noise and clouds your judgment.

  2. Pope Benedict:

    I may speak. i read the statement this morning, and I must tell you sincerely... read the statement carefully and make your own judgment.

  3. Sir Philip Sidney:

    In forming a judgment, lay your hearts void of foretaken opinions; else, whatsoever is done or said, will be measured by a wrong rule; like them who have jaundice, to whom everything appears yellow.

  4. Richard Lugar:

    Governance requires adaptation to shifting circumstances, it often requires finding common ground with Americans who have a different vision than your own. It requires leaders who believe ... that their first responsibility to their constituents is to apply their best judgment.

  5. Brene Brown:

    My life is better when I assume that people are doing their best. It keeps me out of judgment and lets me focus on what is, and not what should or could be.

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Translations for judgment

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  • esma, judici, seny, veredicte, coneixementCatalan, Valencian
  • Beurteilung, Urteil, Urteilsvermögen, Richtspruch, Richterspruch, richterliche EntscheidungGerman
  • ʋɔnudɔdrɔ̃Ewe
  • κρίση, απόφασηGreek
  • juicioSpanish
  • lahendEstonian
  • harkinta, tuomio, punnitseminen, päätös, tuomitseminen, arvostelukyky, arviointi, päättely, viimeinen tuomioFinnish
  • jugement, jugement dernier, verdict, sentenceFrench
  • giuizio, giudizioItalian
  • iūdicāmentum, iudiciumLatin
  • dømmekraftNorwegian
  • gezond oordeel, oordeel, uitspraak, vonnis, veroordelingDutch
  • dømmekraft, dømekraftNorwegian Nynorsk
  • postępowanie, rozsądek, sąd, osądzanie, rozeznanie, osąd, wyczucie, proces, wyrokPolish
  • juízo, julgamentoPortuguese
  • приговор, суждение, разбирательство, осуждение, процессRussian
  • hesabuSwahili
  • seziş, hüküm, yargı, eleştiri, muhakeme yeteneği, muhakeme kabiliyeti, farketmeTurkish
  • djudjmint, dierin djudjmintWalloon
  • 判断Chinese

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