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    discerning - Dictionary definition and meaning for word discerning

    Definition
    (adj) having or revealing keen insight and good judgment
    Example Sentence
    • a discerning critic
    • a discerning reader
    Definition
    (adj) unobtrusively perceptive and sympathetic
    Synonyms : discreet
    Example Sentence
    • a discerning editor
    • a discreet silence
    Definition
    (adj) quick to understand
    Synonyms : apprehensive
    Example Sentence
    • a kind and apprehensive friend
    Definition
    (adj) able to make or detect effects of great subtlety; sensitive
    Example Sentence
    • discerning taste
    • a discerning eye for color
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for discerning

READ IT AS di-screening. A DUAL SCREENING PERSON, WHO KEEPS ON SCREENING EVERYTHING AROUND TWICE( VERY OBSERVANT, ALERT)

Discerning is similar to "Discovering". When you discover something you reveal something

disCERNing thus, to go to CERN you should be discerning. be a quick perceiver and have good insight

wen u see the person after a long time,amy be ur buddy.ur mind is quick and observant to make good judgement regarding the change in him.

....this word when splited ..dis(dish)+cern.(CERtain)....so you are very certain to get dish a TV at home....well thats a good judgement because...dish tv offers you much more than..normal cable...as SRK says..DISH HAI TO SAB HAI.....ENJOY!!!!!!!!

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TAKEN FROM DISCERNERE,WHICH FURTHER dis-apart+ cernere- to perceiveSO YOU HAVE THE ABILITY TO PERCEIVE THINGS WHICH ARE APART..shows a keen insight or reveals a good judging ability in you.

when you are concerned then you become discerning .. you make quick observation of thaT THING

Di + Screening >>> when you screen or see carefully towards a matter from both +ve and -ve angle, you make good judgements about that matter...

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