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discerning

dis·cern·ing

discerning

 
pronunciation:
dih suhr nIng
part of speech: adjective
definition: exercising good judgment and discrimination; perceptive.
a discerning student of the arts
synonyms:
astute, perceptive, perspicacious, shrewd
antonyms:
undiscerning
similar words:
acute, clear-eyed, discriminate, discriminating, intelligent, judicious, keen, penetrating, percipient, sagacious, sharp, sharp-eyed, tasteful
derivation: discerningly (adv.)