Textual thesaurus for "discernment"

(noun) discretion

the trait of judging wisely and objectively

a man of discernment

(noun) sagaciousness, sagacity, judgement, judgment

the mental ability to understand and discriminate between relations

(noun) perceptiveness

perception of that which is obscure

(noun) taste, perceptiveness, appreciation

delicate discrimination (especially of aesthetic values)

arrogance and lack of taste contributed to his rapid success; to ask at that particular time was the ultimate in bad taste

(noun) savvy, apprehension, understanding

the cognitive condition of someone who understands

he has virtually no understanding of social cause and effect