What does judgment mean?

Definitions for judgment
ˈdʒʌdʒ məntjudg·ment

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word judgment.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. judgment, judgement, mind(noun)

    an opinion formed by judging something

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

  2. judgment, judgement, assessment(noun)

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

    "they criticized my judgment of the contestants"

  3. judgment, judgement, judicial decision(noun)

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

  4. judgment, judgement, judging(noun)

    the cognitive process of reaching a decision or drawing conclusions

  5. opinion, legal opinion, judgment, judgement(noun)

    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, perspicacity(noun)

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

  7. sagacity, sagaciousness, judgment, judgement, discernment(noun)

    the mental ability to understand and discriminate between relations

Wiktionary

  1. judgment(Noun)

    The act of judging.

    Etymology: From jugement.

  2. judgment(Noun)

    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. judgment(Noun)

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

    Etymology: From jugement.

  4. judgment(Noun)

    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. judgment(Noun)

    The final award; the last sentence.

    Etymology: From jugement.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Judgment(verb)

    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. Judgment(verb)

    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. Judgment(verb)

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

  4. Judgment(verb)

    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. Judgment(verb)

    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. Judgment(verb)

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

  7. Judgment(verb)

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

  8. Judgment(verb)

    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.

British National Corpus

  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

How to pronounce judgment?

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How to say judgment in sign language?

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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. Hill Republicans Ryan:

    I am reserving judgment on this agreement because, quite frankly, I haven't seen it yet, i want to see what it looks like on paper.

  2. Kurt Beck:

    I believe that, in turn, led an error of judgment.

  3. Prashant Agarwal:

    What is wealth without peace of mind? Often we chase after riches, thinking that amassing a pile of money will bring us satisfaction. However, when that sum is acquired, we tend to feel that no, this is not enough. We need to earn some more. And then, even more. Then one day, we leave this earth, not taking with us the fortune that we amassed, but with a sense of dissatisfaction of a life not lived right, of goals left unachieved. The goal of life should be to earn satisfaction first. Wealth is necessary, of course, but even more, importance is wealth earned with satisfaction. Wealth may come and go, but happiness derived from our actions and deeds lasts for a lifetime. So try to look at what you already achieved, focus on the positives in your life. Build up relationships. Take time for yourself, to look around, breathe, and appreciate what you have. Connect with your true self to realize what makes you happy, and walk down that path without the fear of judgment. Live YOUR best life. Value yourself and value your blessings. You will be the wealthiest man on earth.

  4. Edgar Watson Howe:

    The average man's judgment is so poor, he runs a risk every time he uses it.

  5. Wallace Stevens:

    You can't depend on your judgment when your imagination is out of focus.

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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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