discriminating


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discriminating

(Distinguishing), adjective contrasting, diacritical, differentiating, differentiative, differing, discriminate, distinctive, inconsistent, selective, separative
Associated concepts: discrimination because of race, dissrimination in hiring, discriminatory practices, equal proteccion, illegal discrimination, invidious discrimination, racial discrimination, reverse discrimination

discriminating

(Judicious), adjective appraising, clear-sighted, critical, discerning, dispassionate, impartial, judgmatic, keen, knowing, meticulous, perceptive, perspicacious, rational, reasonable, sagacious, sapient, selective, sober, sound, thoughtful, unbiased, wise
See also: circumspect, cognizant, discerning, discreet, distinctive, judicious, juridical, lucid, particular, perceptive, perspicacious, preferential, prudent, rational, sapient, scrupulous, sensible, sensitive, subtle
References in classic literature ?
I imagine that my early likes and dislikes in Dickens were not very discriminating.
He is keenly sensitive, and in a more delicately discriminating way than any of his predecessors, to all the external beauty and glory of Nature, especially inanimate Nature--of mountains, woods and fields, streams and flowers, in all their infinitely varied aspects.
And yet, if you had a discriminating ear, there were in it the elements of a concord such as these plains never saw nor heard.
And I sat back and marvelled secretly at this encyclopaedic-minded man, this Leith Clay-Randolph, this common tramp who made himself at home in my den, charmed such friends as gathered at my small table, outshone me with his brilliance and his manners, spent my spending money, smoked my best cigars, and selected from my ties and studs with a cultivated and discriminating eye.
How is it that Amelia, who had such a number of friends at school, and was so beloved there, comes out into the world and is spurned by her discriminating sex?
I think I saw then the obscure beginning, the seed germinating in the soil of an unconscious need, the first shoot of that tree bearing now for a mature mankind the flower and the fruit, the infinite gradation in shades and in flavour of our discriminating love.
Resolved, as your discriminating good sense perceives, that if you was to have a sap- -pur--IZE, it should be a complete one
The diagnostic accuracy was 89% for discriminating FTD from Alzheimer's and 57% for discriminating FTD from controls.
Global Banking News-December 22, 2011--Bank of America pays damages for discriminating minorities(C)2011 ENPublishing - http://www.
Summary: BEIRUT: A full-day march will be organized throughout the country next month to protest against all Lebanese laws discriminating against Palestinians.
But worryingly, 15 per cent of employers admit to discriminating against one of their staff members at some point.
The ADA prohibits employers with 15 or more employees from discriminating against applicants or employees on the basis of a disability.