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, 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. R. A. Salvatore, Sojourn:

    Guilt resembles a sword with two edges. On the one hand, it cuts for Justice, imposing practical morality upon those who fear it. But there is another side to that weighted emotion. Conscience does not always adhere to rational judgment. Guilt is always a self-imposed burden, but it is not always rightly imposed.

  2. Ritchie Torres:

    We can let children languish in povertythat's going to haunt them for the rest of their lives orwe can give them a fighting chance, i prefer the latter, but that's a value judgment.

  3. Pete Buttigieg:

    I believe that I have the judgment to help us get through these situations where, obviously, the vice president made the wrong decision when it came to such an important moment in our foreign policy, and looking forward, we've got to recognize just how much is going to be on the plate of the next president that is different in kind from what we have faced before.

  4. Tara Troy:

    The attraction of The FoodMarble device is that it's not just a one-time analysis of the breath, a person could use it multiple times to gather multiple data points on which to make better judgment calls and assessments about food sensitivities.

  5. Dolce Gabbana:

    We believe firmly in democracy and we think freedom of expression is essential for that. We talked about our way of looking at the world, but it was not our intention to express a judgment on other people's choices. We believe in freedom and love.

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Translations for judgment

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  • veredicte, seny, judici, esma, coneixementCatalan, Valencian
  • Beurteilung, Richterspruch, richterliche Entscheidung, Richtspruch, Urteilsvermögen, UrteilGerman
  • ʋɔnudɔdrɔ̃Ewe
  • κρίση, απόφασηGreek
  • juicioSpanish
  • lahendEstonian
  • tuomitseminen, arvostelukyky, harkinta, päätös, arviointi, punnitseminen, tuomio, viimeinen tuomio, päättelyFinnish
  • jugement, verdict, jugement dernier, sentenceFrench
  • giudizio, giuizioItalian
  • iudicium, iūdicāmentumLatin
  • dømmekraftNorwegian
  • vonnis, uitspraak, gezond oordeel, oordeel, veroordelingDutch
  • dømmekraft, dømekraftNorwegian Nynorsk
  • rozeznanie, wyrok, wyczucie, proces, postępowanie, osąd, osądzanie, sąd, rozsądekPolish
  • julgamento, juízoPortuguese
  • разбирательство, приговор, процесс, осуждение, суждениеRussian
  • hesabuSwahili
  • hüküm, seziş, farketme, muhakeme kabiliyeti, yargı, eleştiri, muhakeme yeteneğiTurkish
  • dierin djudjmint, djudjmintWalloon
  • 判断Chinese

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