how to pronounce discernment


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discernment is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of discernment in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… focus but that discernment on how to do …”

meanings of discernment


  1. The ability to distinguish; judgement.
  2. The ability to distinguish between things.
  3. The condition of understanding.
  4. The ability to make wise judgements; sagacity.
  5. Discrimination.
  6. Perceptiveness.
  7. Discretion in judging objectively.
  8. Aesthetic discrimination; taste, appreciation.
  9. The ability to perceive differences that exist.

discernment frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word discernment occurs in english on average 2.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics discernment can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that discernment can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

words that rhyme with discernment


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