Synonyms for discriminating

Synonyms for (adjective) discriminating

Synonyms: discriminating

Definition: showing or indicating careful judgment and discernment especially in matters of taste

Usage: the discriminating eye of the connoisseur

Similar words: appreciative

Definition: having or showing appreciation or a favorable critical judgment or opinion

Usage: appreciative of a beautiful landscape; an appreciative laugh from the audience


Similar words: diacritic, diacritical

Definition: capable of distinguishing

Usage: students having superior diacritic powers; the diacritic elements in culture- S.F.Nadel


Similar words: discerning

Definition: able to make or detect effects of great subtlety; sensitive

Usage: discerning taste; a discerning eye for color


Similar words: discriminative, discriminatory

Definition: capable of making fine distinctions


Similar words: eclectic

Definition: selecting what seems best of various styles or ideas


Similar words: good

Definition: generally admired

Usage: good taste


Similar words: selective

Definition: tending to select; characterized by careful choice

Usage: an exceptionally quick and selective reader- John Mason Brown


Synonyms: penetrating, penetrative, incisive, discriminating, piercing, acute, keen, knifelike, sharp

Definition: having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions

Usage: an acute observer of politics and politicians; incisive comments; icy knifelike reasoning; as sharp and incisive as the stroke of a fang; penetrating insight; frequent penetrative observations

Similar words: perceptive

Definition: having the ability to perceive or understand; keen in discernment

Usage: a perceptive eye; a perceptive observation