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judgment

 [juj´ment]
the ability to make logical, rational decisions and decide whether a given action is right or wrong.
clinical judgment the process by which the nurse decides on data to be collected about a client, makes an interpretation of the data, arrives at a nursing diagnosis, and identifies appropriate nursing actions; this involves problem solving, decision making, and critical thinking.

judgment

[juj′mənt]
Etymology: L, judicare, to judge
1 (in law) the final decision of the court regarding the case before it.
2 the reason given by the court for its decision; an opinion.
3 an award, penalty, or other sentence of law given by the court.
4 the ability to recognize the relationships of ideas and to form correct conclusions from those data as well as from those acquired from experience.

judg·ment

(jŭj'mĕnt)
Ability to evaluate the positive and negative aspects of a behavior or situation and act or react appropriately.
Compare: discrimination
Synonym(s): judgement.

judg·ment

(jŭj'mĕnt)
Ability to evaluate aspects of a behavior or situation and act or react appropriately.
Synonym(s): judgement.

judgment,

n 1. a legal finding.
n 2. the ability to discriminate between or among two or more states or conditions.
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Tolkien's The Silmarillion is, unsurprisingly, full of examples where doom has a denotation of judgment similar to that found in Old Norse and Old English.
Paying special attention to inmates' rights, Doom and her staff are still working with family, district and circuit court judges and county court clerks to make video conferencing the choice for inmate court appearances throughout Kentucky's Department of Corrections.
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But] as we get into the back half of the season, you get into the pathos psychology of why each of our members of the Legion of Doom wants it, because it's just boring if bad guys just want the Spear of Destiny just to be bad with.
Doom, whose real name is John Pickering, started his career in the late 1980s playing Birmingham venues with his punk band, also called Doom.
Our guys have families they want to be with on Sundays, just like everyone else,'' Doom says.
For a hefty cut of profits, Von Doom allows Reed and his colleague, astronaut Ben Grimm (Michael Chiklis), access to the station ( as long as they take his director of genetic research, Sue Storm (Jessica Alba), who just happens to be Reed's ex-girlfriend, and her hot-headed brother Johnny.
3 in the series is positively minimalist - but that sumsup the whole Doom thing.
Something new has been needed for the PC -- to wake the computer world up to what can really be done with first-rate graphics cards -- and Doom 3 looks to have done this.
In a statement Google said: ``The Google search engine experienced slowness for a short period of time earlier today because of the My Doom virus, which flooded major search engines with automated searches.
Plus, an ending of such tenderness that if it wasn't for the DOOM, DOO-DOOM, DOOM, DOOM, DOO-DOOM-DOOM drums at the end you weren't sure if you were watching the same soap.