Vocabulary Builder

Vocabulary Builder

    Improve Your Writing

  • Boost your vocabulary
  • See words in the context of real sentences
  • Learn by association and by definition
  • Master a new lexicon!

Get Started Below

Vocabulary Word

Word: discerning

Definition: mentally quick and observant; having insight; perceptive; able to make good judgments; V. discern: perceive


Sentences Containing 'discerning'

Elizabeth, who had expected to find in her as acute and unembarrassed an observer as ever Mr. Darcy had been, was much relieved by discerning such different feelings.
His artwork has been displayed in the U.S. and abroad, and on the walls of discerning collectors and the collections of celebrities like Jay Leno, Neil Diamond, and Elton John.
In that race she took on a field of nine of the best fillies that the country had to offer and beat two stakes winners in True Call and Discerning.
Known for his discerning taste and shrewd collecting instincts, Kann shocked the art world in 1927 by auctioning off (at the American Art Association, New York City) most of his Old Master collection (including works by Bruegel, Cimabue, Fragonard, Pollaiuolo, Rubens and Tintoretto) in order to concentrate on the acquisition of 19th-century and modern art, which he collected vigorously over the following decade.
To the discerning collector over a dozen different die casts have been identified, affecting the relative rarity of each specimen found.
Don't forget to visit the world's best grammar check website (it's FREE)

More Vocab Words

::: surrogate - substitute; person or thing used in place of another; Ex. surrogate mother; ADJ.
::: superfluous - excessive; overabundant; unnecessary; N. superfluity
::: schematic - of a schema or scheme; relating to an outline or diagram; using a system of symbols; N. schema: diagrammatic representation; outline
::: demeanor - behavior; bearing
::: disjointed - disconnected; lacking coherence; V. disjoint: disconnect; disjoin
::: stigma - token of disgrace; brand; V. stigmatize: mark with a stigma; characterize as disgraceful
::: belittle - disparage; depreciate
::: cursive - (of writing) flowing; running; having the successive letters joined
::: fortuitous - accidental; by chance; N. fortuity
::: antidote - remedy to counteract a poison or disease; Ex. antidote to the economic troubles