AskDefine | Define judiciousness

Dictionary Definition



1 good judgment [ant: injudiciousness]
2 the trait of forming opinions by distinguishing and evaluating [syn: sagacity, sagaciousness]

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  1. the state of being judicious

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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