- The act of judge, judging
- The power or faculty of performing such operations; especially, when unqualified, the faculty of judging or deciding rightly, justly, or wisely; as, a man of judgement; a politician without judgement.
Etymology: From Old French jugement (French jugement), from juger; see judge.
- He shall judge thy people with righteousness and thy poor with . –Psalms 72:2 (w:King James Version of the Bible, King James Version).
- Hermia. I would my father look'd but with my eyes. Theseus. Rather your eyes must with his look. –Shakespeare, A Midsummer Night's Dream, I-i
- The conclusion or result of judging; an opinion; a decision.
- She in my was as fair as you. - Shakespeare, Two Gentlemen of Verona, IV-iv
- The act of determining, as in courts of law, what is conformable to law and justice; also, the determination, decision, or sentence of a court, or of a judge
- In judgements between rich and poor, consider not what the poor man needs, but what is his own. –w:Jeremy Taylor, Jer. Taylor.
- Most heartily I do beseech the court To give the . –Shakespeare, Merchant of Venice, IV-i
- (theology) The final award; the last sentence.
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Etymology: judge + ment + day
- The Last Judgement, Final Judgment, final trial of all humankind, both the living and dead by God expected to take place at the end of the world, when each is rewarded or punished according to his or her merits.
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