sound judgment


sound judgment
index discretion (quality of being discreet), expedience

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

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  • sound judgment — noun the capacity to assess situations or circumstances shrewdly and to draw sound conclusions • Syn: ↑judgment, ↑judgement, ↑sound judgement, ↑perspicacity • Derivationally related forms: ↑judgmental (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • sound judgment — reliable consideration, dependable consideration …   English contemporary dictionary

  • of sound judgment — index normal (sane) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • judgment — noun 1. an opinion formed by judging something (Freq. 19) he was reluctant to make his judgment known she changed her mind • Syn: ↑judgement, ↑mind • Derivationally related forms: ↑judgmental …   Useful english dictionary

  • judgment — A sum due for payment or collection as a result of a court order. American Banker Glossary * * * judgment judg‧ment [ˈdʒʌdʒmənt] also judgement noun 1. [countable] an opinion formed or a decision made after careful thought: • Traders said they… …   Financial and business terms

  • judgment — also judgement BrE noun 1 OPINION (C, U) an opinion that you form after thinking carefully about something: in sb s judgment: In my judgment, we should accept his offer. | pass judgment (=give your opinion or criticism) | reserve judgment… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • sound — sound1 soundable, adj. /sownd/, n. 1. the sensation produced by stimulation of the organs of hearing by vibrations transmitted through the air or other medium. 2. mechanical vibrations transmitted through an elastic medium, traveling in air at a… …   Universalium

  • judgment — /juj meuhnt/, n. 1. an act or instance of judging. 2. the ability to judge, make a decision, or form an opinion objectively, authoritatively, and wisely, esp. in matters affecting action; good sense; discretion: a man of sound judgment. 3. the… …   Universalium

  • judgment — judg|ment W2 also judgement BrE [ˈdʒʌdʒmənt] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(opinion)¦ 2¦(ability to decide)¦ 3¦(law)¦ 4 a judgment (on somebody/something) 5 judgment call ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1.) ¦(OPINION)¦ [U and C] …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • judgment — n. also: judgement 1) to display, exercise, show judgment (she always exercises good judgment) 2) to form, make a judgment 3) to hand down, pass, pronounce, render judgment on 4) to sit in judgment on 5) to reserve judgment 6) good; impaired;… …   Combinatory dictionary


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