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discriminating


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Discriminate  \Dis*crim"i*nate\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p. 
  {Discriminated};  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Discriminating}.] 
  To  set  apart  as  being  different;  to  mark  as  different;  to 
  separate  from  another  by  discerning  differences;  to 
  distinguish.  --Cowper. 
 
  To  discriminate  the  goats  from  the  sheep.  --Barrow. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Discriminating  \Dis*crim"i*na`ting\,  a. 
  Marking  a  difference;  distinguishing.  -- 
  {Dis*crim"i*na`ting*ly},  adv 
 
  And  finds  with  keen  discriminating  sight,  Black's  not 
  so  black;  --  nor  white  so  very  white.  --Canning. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  discriminating 
  adj  1:  showing  or  indicating  careful  judgment  and  discernment 
  especially  in  matters  of  taste;  "the  discriminating 
  eye  of  the  connoisseur"  [ant:  {undiscriminating}] 
  2:  marked  by  the  ability  to  see  or  make  fine  distinctions; 
  "discriminate  judgments";  "discriminate  people"  [syn:  {discriminate}] 
  [ant:  {indiscriminate}] 
  3:  having  or  demonstrating  ability  to  recognize  or  draw  fine 
  distinctions;  "an  acute  observer  of  politics  and 
  politicians";  "incisive  comments";  "icy  knifelike 
  reasoning";  "as  sharp  and  incisive  as  the  stroke  of  a 
  fang";  "penetrating  insight";  "frequent  penetrative 
  observations"  [syn:  {acute},  {incisive},  {keen},  {knifelike}, 
  {penetrating},  {penetrative},  {piercing},  {sharp}] 




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