Definition of Discriminating

1. Adjective. Showing or indicating careful judgment and discernment especially in matters of taste. "The discriminating eye of the connoisseur"




2. Adjective. Having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions. "Frequent penetrative observations"

Definition of Discriminating

1. a. Marking a difference; distinguishing.

Definition of Discriminating

1. Adjective. Able to perceive fine distinctions between similar things; perceptive ¹

2. Adjective. Having a discerning judgment or taste ¹

3. Verb. (present participle of discriminate) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Discriminating

1. discriminate [v] - See also: discriminate

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Discriminating

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Literary usage of Discriminating

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1. United States Statutes at Large: Containing the Laws and Concurrent by United States (1850)
"The several acts imposing discriminating duties of tonnage on foreign vessels, ... discriminating duties of impost on foreign vessels to be suspended, ..."

2. The Elements of Moral Science by Francis Wayland (1856)
"I. Of the improvement of the discriminating power of conscience. ... Now, with every such effort as this, the discriminating power, of conscience is ..."

3. History of Domestic and Foreign Commerce of the United States by Emory Richard Johnson (1915)
"discriminating duties and shipping reciprocity,. Provisions of the acts of July 4 and 20, 1789, 296. Provisons of the reciprocity act of 1815, 297; ..."

4. A Treatise on the Analytic Geometry of Three Dimensions by George Salmon (1874)
"The discriminating cubic is o'3 — 18a'2 + 99a' — 162 = 0, ... discriminating cubic a'3 - 343a' - 2058 = 0. Transformed equation z2 + 2ys — 82* = ± 12, ..."

5. Principles of Political Economy with Some of Their Applications to Social by John Stuart Mill (1848)
"A discriminating duty makes the consumer pay two distinct taxes, ... One of the commonest cases of discriminating duties, is that of a tax on the ..."

6. American Navigation: The Political History of Its Rise and Ruin and the by William Wallace Bates (1902)
"Report of Commerce and Manufactures' Committee on discriminating Duties, ... The effect of these discriminating duties did not escape the observation of ..."

7. Compiled Statutes of the United States, 1913: Embracing the Statutes of the by John Allan Mallory, United States (1914)
"CHAPTER FOUR discriminating Duties and Reciprocal Privileges Sec. Sec. 7825. Suspension by the President. 7830. Retaliation on denial of rights to 7826. ..."

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