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English adjective: discriminating

1. discriminating showing or indicating careful judgment and discernment especially in matters of taste


SamplesThe discriminating eye of the connoisseur.


Similarappreciative, diacritic, diacritical, discerning, discriminative, discriminatory, eclectic, good, selective


See alsodiscerning, discriminate


Antonymsindiscriminating, undiscriminating

2. discriminating having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions


SamplesAn 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.


Synonymsacute, incisive, keen, knifelike, penetrating, penetrative, piercing, sharp


Similarperceptive


Antonymsunperceiving, unperceptive









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