Definitions for: Discriminating


[adj] marked by the ability to see or make fine distinctions; "discriminate judgments"; "discriminate people"
[adj] showing or indicating careful judgment and discernment especially in matters of taste; "the discriminating eye of the connoisseur"
[adj] having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions; "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"



Webster (1913) Definition: Dis*crim"i*na`ting, a.
Marking a difference; distinguishing. --
Dis*crim"i*na`ting*ly, adv.

And finds with keen discriminating sight, Black's not
so black; -- nor white so very white. --Canning.

Synonyms: acute, appreciative, diacritic, diacritical, discriminate, discriminative, discriminatory, eclectic, good, incisive, keen, knifelike, nice, penetrating, penetrative, perceptive, piercing, selective, sharp

Antonyms: indiscriminate, indiscriminating, undiscriminating

See Also: discerning, discriminating

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