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Engelsk navneord: discernment

1. discernment (om erkendelse) the cognitive condition of someone who understands


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe has virtually no understanding of social cause and effect.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)apprehension, savvy, understanding


Mindre specifikke termerknowing


Mere specifikke termerappreciation, brainstorm, brainwave, comprehension, grasp, grasping, hindsight, hold, insight, realisation, realization, recognition, self-knowledge, smattering

2. discernment (om erkendelse) delicate discrimination (especially of aesthetic values)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningArrogance and lack of taste contributed to his rapid success.
To ask at that particular time was the ultimate in bad taste.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)appreciation, perceptiveness, taste


Mindre specifikke termerdiscrimination, secernment


Mere specifikke termerconnoisseurship, culture, delicacy, discretion, style, trend, vertu, virtu, vogue


Kendetegnertasteful, tasteless

3. discernment (om erkendelse) perception of that which is obscure


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)perceptiveness


Mindre specifikke termerperception

4. discernment (om erkendelse) the mental ability to understand and discriminate between relations


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)judgement, judgment, sagaciousness, sagacity


Mindre specifikke termersapience, wisdom


Mere specifikke termercircumspection, common sense, discreetness, discretion, eye, good sense, gumption, horse sense, indiscreetness, injudiciousness, judiciousness, mother wit, prudence, sense

5. discernment (om egenskab) the trait of judging wisely and objectively


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA man of discernment.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)discretion


Mindre specifikke termerwisdom, wiseness


Mere specifikke termercaution, circumspection, prudence









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