judiciousness judiciousness

Definition(s):

  1. (n) good judgment
  2. (n) the trait of forming opinions by distinguishing and evaluating

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Usage(s):

  1. He offers little in the way of red-meat rhetoric to his audiences, some of whom are surprised, and disappointed, by his persistent judiciousness.
  2. Judge Julius Hoffman, who presided more in anger than in cool judiciousness, is in semiretirement.
  3. If you've ever wondered why people like me revere Broder, it's his work ethic--and not just his kindness, civility, judiciousness and institutional memory.

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  1. Alliot-Marie added that "two seconds later there would have been a shot against the aircraft which were directly menacing our forces. A catastrophe was avoided thanks to the judiciousness of our troops."
    on Nov 9, 2006 By: Michele Alliot-Marie Source: Israel Today

  2. "These bills are subject to change," Angara added. "We realize editorial functions are privately exercised prerogatives. Nonetheless, we appeal to our friends in media for fairness and judiciousness."
    on Feb 20, 2008 By: Edgardo Angara Source: Inquirer.net

  3. Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak said on Army Radio that responding to the rocket attacks will require "judiciousness and seriousness" on Israel's part.
    on Feb 1, 2009 By: Ehud Barak Source: Bloomberg

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