Definition of discrimination:
- That which discriminates; mark of distinction.
- The act of discriminating, distinguishing, or noting and marking differences.
- The arbitrary imposition of unequal tariffs for substantially the same service.
- The quality of being discriminating; faculty of nicely distinguishing; acute discernment; as, to show great discrimination in the choice of means.
- The state of being discriminated, distinguished, or set apart.
acuteness, careful, discrepancy, equal opportunity, secretion, common sense, disparity, awareness, consciousness, perception, positive discrimination, percipience, reason, bigotry, precise, prejudice, secernment, equality, ability, equal, understanding, unlikeness, intuition, bias, favouritism, percipiency, lore, eye, information, hatred, contrast, selectiveness, variation, nose, keenness, disagreement, sensitivity, dissimilitude, experience, diversity, judgment, perspicacity, human rights, free speech, divergence, vision, unfairness, favoritism, knowledge, prejudiced, dissimilarity, wit, inequality, inconsistency, acumen, brilliance, contrariety, clarity, same, intelligence, astuteness, discreteness, sagacity, familiarity, difference, intellect, selectivity, inclusion, shrewdness, clear-sightedness, variety, sageness, basic, penetration, perceptiveness, expertise, wisdom.
- discrimination (part of speech: noun)
- taste (part of speech: noun)
- fastidiousness (part of speech: noun)
But there is a third modification, presenting a subject of some interest, in which the prevailing principle of the man is a general love of approbation, without any discrimination of the characters of those whose praise is sought, or of the value of the qualities on account of which he seeks it.- "The Philosophy of the Moral Feelings", John Abercrombie.
- "Autobiography of a YOGI", Paramhansa Yogananda.
- "Latin Literature", J. W. Mackail.