judgment judgment  /ˈdʒədʒ mənt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) an opinion formed by judging something
  2. (n) the act of judging or assessing a person or situation or event
  3. (n) (law) the determination by a court of competent jurisdiction on matters submitted to it
  4. (n) the cognitive process of reaching a decision or drawing conclusions
  5. (n) the legal document stating the reasons for a judicial decision
  6. (n) the capacity to assess situations or circumstances shrewdly and to draw sound conclusions
  7. (n) the mental ability to understand and discriminate between relations

Usage(s):

  1. You also have to have good judgment.
  2. He's right: nothing is more important than judgment.
  3. Chicago, IL Today, California DNC Member and superdelegate Ed Espinoza endorsed Barack Obama, citing his judgment, character, and ability to unite our country for change.

News

  1. KEYC - Mankato News, Weather, Sports - - Final judgment for 32 disabled men: $3.4 million

    IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - A judge has entered final judgment of $3.4 million against a Texas company found to have mistreated 32 mentally disabled workers at an Iowa labor camp.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: 12 FOX Mankato

  2. Final judgment for 32 disabled men: $3.4 million

    A judge has entered final judgment of $3.4 million against a Texas company found to have mistreated 32 mentally disabled workers at an Iowa labor camp.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: KWQC-TV 6 Davenport

  3. Final judgment for 32 disabled men: $3.4 million - ABC5 News Des Moines, IA

    IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - A judge has entered final judgment of $3.4 million against a Texas company found to have mistreated 32 mentally disabled workers at an Iowa labor camp.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: WOI-TV Des Moines

Quotes

  1. "I'm going to meet with him. Secretary Gates will meet with him as well. I think it's clear that the article in which he and his team appeared showed poor judgment. But I also want to make sure I talk to him directly before I make any final...
    on Jun 23, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: ABC News (blog)

  2. He said: "There is only one person to blame for this whole situation, and that is me. It's because of my poor judgment that I deserve everything bad that is coming my way."
    on Jun 29, 2010 By: Jesse James Source: The Sun

  3. "I very deeply regret the situation and the embarrassment caused," Ferguson said in a statement. "It is true that my financial situation is under stress. However, that is no excuse for a serious lapse in judgment and I am very sorry that this...
    on May 25, 2010 By: Sarah Ferguson Source: Vancouver Sun

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