• WordNet 3.6
    • n judgement the act of judging or assessing a person or situation or event "they criticized my judgment of the contestants"
    • n judgement (law) the determination by a court of competent jurisdiction on matters submitted to it
    • n judgement the capacity to assess situations or circumstances shrewdly and to draw sound conclusions
    • n judgement the mental ability to understand and discriminate between relations
    • n judgement the cognitive process of reaching a decision or drawing conclusions
    • n judgement an opinion formed by judging something "he was reluctant to make his judgment known","she changed her mind"
    • n judgement the legal document stating the reasons for a judicial decision "opinions are usually written by a single judge"
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n judgement See judgment.
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  • Elizabeth Cady Stanton
    Elizabeth Cady Stanton
    “Nothing strengthens the judgement and quickens the conscience like individual responsibility.”
  • Homer
    “Thou knowst the oer-eager vehemence of youth,How quick in temper, and in judgement weak.”


In literature:

Is there any one of you who will not take my orders and trust my judgement of what is best?
"Wandl the Invader" by Raymond King Cummings
Having found this nut tree just two years ago hardly gives time enough for adequate judgement of its merits.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Twenty-Fifth Annual Meeting" by Northern Nut Growers Association
Moreover, she presented herself to his judgement in a different aspect.
"Clayhanger" by Arnold Bennett
I will venture to add one or two judgements here.
"A Practical Discourse on Some Principles of Hymn-Singing" by Robert Bridges
There are some general principles, which may aid in regulating the judgement on this subject.
"A Treatise on Domestic Economy" by Catherine Esther Beecher
Men of judgement foresaw what it ment.
"The Works of John Knox, Vol. 1 (of 6)" by John Knox
They will also judge righteous judgement, and not according to appearance.
"The Seventh Day Sabbath, a Perpetual Sign, from the Beginning to the Entering into the Gates of the Holy City, According to the Commandment" by Joseph Bates
The Holiest stands before the judgement seat.
"King of the Jews" by William T. Stead
An error in judgement or the neglect of a single point in the handling would have sealed her fate.
"The Shellback's Progress" by Walter Runciman
It was as hard to get the judgement executed as it was to win the case.
"The Philippine Islands" by John Foreman
Folly here is worldly wisdom, resignation and lenient judgement.
"Erasmus and the Age of Reformation" by Johan Huizinga
This last example is also an instance of another practice, by modern judgement a license, viz.
"The Works of William Shakespeare [Cambridge Edition] [9 vols.]" by William Shakespeare
Bradford had threatened them with the divine judgement which at last overtook them.
"History of the English People" by John Richard Green
Vnrepriuebly perisheth that booke whatsoeuer to wast paper, which on the diamond rocke of your judgement disasterly chanceth to be shipwrackt.
"A Life of William Shakespeare with portraits and facsimiles" by Sidney Lee
Or, from what you said about being acting Protector, maybe not make the final judgement?
"The Alembic Plot" by Ann Wilson
We go with your judgement on this one.
"A Matter of Honor" by Ann Wilson
Not too many people of any age, in his experience, had that much judgement.
"Hostage" by Ann Wilson
All the Ranger had to go on now, however, was his own judgement, and that told him to trust Hovan.
"Fearful Symmetry" by Ann Wilson
There shall be no action of mine, important or trivial, but you shall be informed of it and pass judgement upon it.
"The Apologia and Florida of Apuleius of Madaura" by Lucius Apuleius
Edward had taken his measures with no less secrecy than judgement.
"The Old Man of the Mountain, The Lovecharm and Pietro of Abano" by Ludwig Tieck

In poetry:

Let any one say what he can,
There's neither angel, fiend, or man,
That knows the hour, the day, or year,
When God in judgement shall appear.
"Concerning The End Of The World" by Rees Prichard
If Wales will not be warn'd by all
The woes, which now on England fall,
She shall be punish'd soon, I fear,
By plagues and judgements more severe.
"Another On The Same Occasion" by Rees Prichard
The lords of the Temple let scoundrels
Pass judgement, and those who at first
Had fervently followed and hailed him,
Now all just as zealously cursed.
"Bad Days" by Boris Pasternak
Ne'er go to sleep immers'd in vice,
Lest thou shou'dst so, to judgement, rise:
To close thy eye-lids be afraid,
'Till thou hast for forgiveness pray'd.
"Things, To Be Consider'd, And Made Use Of, When Night Comes" by Rees Prichard
Reflect with awe upon its changeful hue!
Azure and red, are its prevailing dies:
The watry deluge, was the azure-blue,
In fi'ry-red, the future judgement lies.
"Stanza's Concerning Some Persons And Things, That Are Mentioned In The Holy Scriptures" by Rees Prichard
I looked into the night and saw
GOD writing with tumultuous flame
Upon the thunder's front of awe,--
As on sonorous brass,--the Law,
Terrific, of HIS judgement name.
"Storm" by Madison Julius Cawein

In news:

Don Johnson's $50M judgement against TV company cut to $15M.
Since I go into work sometime in the mid-afternoon I feel I can lay judgement on this fast food phenomenon in an objective manner.
According to some extremist religous groups, Judgement Day is this Saturday.
It's a September night, a crisp chill in the air, and freshman Blugold Gracia Larson is the first leader on judgement day.
Timms' impersonation 'a lapse of judgement'.
We were reserving judgement, waiting to observe how the day went before commenting.
Timms' impersonation 'a lapse of judgement '.
Should rights-owners make a moral judgement on potential sponsors.
Sooners 'on the wrong side of some judgement calls' in Notre Dame loss.
Don't rush to judgement .
Critic of state Rep Mike Shirkey has made poor judgement .
Former Flint mayor challenges $4.5 million legal judgement in court.
A Summery Judgement , Part II: The Fool's Picks for the Dog Days.
Ohio Department of Education director apologizes for lack of judgement .
Download A Rush to Judgement (Right Click and Save Link As).

In science:

We have to take into account that all our judgements in which time plays a part are always judgements of simultaneous events.
The physics of space and time II: A reassessment of Einstein's 1905 special relativity paper
Of course, some judgement has entered the choice of numbers.
Two-Photon Physics in Hadronic Processes
Of course we don’t know what the two-loop contribution is going to do, so we cannot make a definite judgement to what extent this effect is important.
D-term inflation after spontaneous symmetry breaking
Neither is the Minimum Description Length (Barron et al., 1998) principle or the Pr¨ugel-Bennett Shapiro formalism (Pr¨ugel-Bennett, 1997) suitable, because they necessitate the involvement of subjective human judgement at the critical stages of model or quantifier selection.
Self-Organisation of Evolving Agent Populations in Digital Ecosystems
As always we leave final judgement to experiment.
Graphene tests of Klein phenomena
Sample splitting has the advantage, emphasized by Cox (1975), of permitting reflection and judgement in light of data without invalidating the formal properties of statistical procedures.
An exact adaptive test with superior design sensitivity in an observational study of treatments for ovarian cancer
The statistician must select one among M hypotheses, or he can withdraw any judgement.
Multiple Objects: Error Exponents in Hypotheses Testing and Identification
On the base of observed data the test has to determine unknown PDs of the ob jects or withdraw any judgement.
Multiple Objects: Error Exponents in Hypotheses Testing and Identification
Hence, a discussion phase is often held soon after the reviewers report their reviews, where the program committee collectively rates each paper as being either worthy or unworthy of acceptance based on the aggregate judgement of the reviewers.
On a Reliable Peer-Review Process
There are many testing techniques that can be used to select test cases for unit testing, therefore, testers need to use their judgement to choose which technique or techniques they will use to select test cases.
Towards a better understanding of testing if conditionals
This dataset is sparse, as most workers only examined few “questions, and all “questions have at most 10 answers in total, and includes ground-truth judgements.
How To Grade a Test Without Knowing the Answers --- A Bayesian Graphical Model for Adaptive Crowdsourcing and Aptitude Testing
Specification faults correspond to violations of wrong contracts (meaning that in our judgement they specify the expected behavior of the program incorrectly).
What Good Are Strong Specifications?
Nonetheless, these empirical elements, even useful, are often partial and insufficient to found a clear judgement.
An overview of the goodness-of-fit test problem for copulas
ROUGE is used to evaluate summaries because some results show that it correlates well with human judgements .
Sentence Compression in Spanish driven by Discourse Segmentation and Language Models
It is perhaps premature to formulate a judgement in relation to this measurement.
QCD Tests in Proton-Antiproton Collisions