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Definition 1: showing or indicating careful judgment and discernment especially in matters of taste - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where discriminating or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the discriminating eye of the connoisseur

(discriminating is similar to ...) having or showing appreciation or a favorable critical judgment or opinion

"appreciative of a beautiful landscape" "an appreciative laugh from the audience"

(discriminating is similar to ...) capable of distinguishing

"students having superior diacritic powers" "the diacritic elements in culture"

(discriminating is similar to ...) able to make or detect effects of great subtlety; sensitive

"discerning taste" "a discerning eye for color"

(discriminating is similar to ...) capable of making fine distinctions

(discriminating is similar to ...) selecting what seems best of various styles or ideas

(discriminating is similar to ...) generally admired

"good taste"

(discriminating is similar to ...) tending to select; characterized by careful choice

"an exceptionally quick and selective reader"

(means also ...) having or revealing keen insight and good judgment

"a discerning critic" "a discerning reader"

(means also ...) marked by the ability to see or make fine distinctions

"discriminate judgments" "discriminate people"

Definition 2: having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where discriminating or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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

Synonyms for discriminating in the sense of this definition

(discriminating is similar to ...) having the ability to perceive or understand; keen in discernment

"a perceptive eye" "a perceptive observation"

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