- 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 judgment; a politician without judgment.
Etymology: From jugement.
- 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 judgments 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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