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judgment

judg·ment (judge·ment)

judgment (judgement)

 
pronunciation:
juhj mnt
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the ability to make decisions about what to do.
I can't decide for you. You need to use your own judgment.His decision to drive after drinking showed poor judgment.
definition 2: a decision made by a judge or court.
We heard about the judgment of the court on TV.
synonyms:
sentence
similar words:
decision
derivation: judgmental (adj.)
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The word judgment contains the following parts:
-ment Latin noun-forming suffix that means act, process, or instance of
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The suffix -ment attaches to Latin verb roots (e.g., doc, reg, sed) or to English verbs of Latin origin to form nouns.