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discriminating

adjective

1 discriminating

Showing or indicating careful judgment and discernment especially in matters of taste.

Roget 465: discriminating etc. v.; dioristic, discriminative, distinctive; nice.   



2 discriminating

Having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions.

synonyms: acute, incisive, keen, knifelike, penetrating, penetrative, piercing, sharp.

Polish: przenikliwy


Moby thesaurus: accurate, adoptive, appointive, appreciative, careful, censorious, characteristic, characterizing, choicy, choosing, choosy, circumspect, civilized, conscientious, considerate, constituent, contrastive, critical, cultivated, cultured ... show more.

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discriminate

verb

1 discriminate

Recognize or perceive the difference.

synonym: know apart.

Roget 850: appreciate, judge, criticise, discriminate etc. 465

Roget 15: be different etc. adj.; differ, vary, ablude, mismatch, contrast; divaricate; differ toto coelo [Lat.], differ longo intervallo [It].    vary, modify etc. ... show more

Roget 498: be intelligent etc. adj.; have all one's wits about one; understand etc. (intelligible) 518; catch an idea, take in an idea; take a joke, take a hint.    see through, see at a glance, ... show more

Dutch: discrimineren, onderscheiden

2 discriminate

Treat differently on the basis of sex or race.

synonyms: separate, single out.

Roget 465: discriminate, distinguish, severalize; recognize, match, identify; separate; draw the line, sift; separate the chaff from the wheat, winnow the chaff from the wheat; separate the men from the boys; split hairs, draw a fine line, ... show more

3 discriminate

Distinguish.

adjective

1 discriminate

Marked by the ability to see or make fine distinctions.


Moby thesaurus: analyze, anatomize, atomize, change, chop logic, collate, compare, contradistinguish, contrast, demarcate, demark, desynonymize, difference, differentiate, discern, discriminate against, disequalize, disfavor, disjoin, distinguish ... show more.

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