sound judgment


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Noun1.sound judgment - the capacity to assess situations or circumstances shrewdly and to draw sound conclusionssound judgment - the capacity to assess situations or circumstances shrewdly and to draw sound conclusions
trait - a distinguishing feature of your personal nature
objectiveness, objectivity - judgment based on observable phenomena and uninfluenced by emotions or personal prejudices
subjectiveness, subjectivity - judgment based on individual personal impressions and feelings and opinions rather than external facts
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A brilliant frigate captain, a man of sound judgment, of dashing bravery and of serene mind, scrupulously concerned for the welfare and honour of the navy, he missed a larger fame only by the chances of the service.
Holmcroft, how can you, with your sound judgment, place the sad alternatives now before him on the same level?
To your sound judgment, dearest Agatha, it may appear that I am making myself needlessly uneasy about the future.
No man can be a competent legislator who does not add to an upright intention and a sound judgment a certain degree of knowledge of the subjects on which he is to legislate.
With the native sound judgment of the father of a heroine of romance, the von Berlichingen of that day shut his daughter up in his donjon keep, or his oubliette, or his culverin, or some such place, and resolved that she should stay there until she selected a husband from among her rich and noble lovers.
But," continued Raoul, not interrupted by this movement of his friend, "Heaven be praised, the French who are pronounced to be thoughtless and indiscreet, reckless, even, are capable of bringing a calm and sound judgment to bear on matters of such high importance.
At such a time it is sound judgment to put on a bold face and play your hand for a hundred times what it is worth; forty-nine times out of fifty nobody dares to "call," and you rake in the chips.
Here the sound judgment of Totski stood him in good stead.
The truth of the story is that that Master Elisabad whom the madman mentioned was a man of great prudence and sound judgment, and served as governor and physician to the queen, but to suppose that she was his mistress is nonsense deserving very severe punishment; and as a proof that Cardenio did not know what he was saying, remember when he said it he was out of his wits.
Even his fellow Tories were demanding his dismissal from a sensitive Cabinet post that requires tact and sound judgment.
Whether work-related events are held onsite or offsite, communicate to employees that professional and sound judgment needs to be demonstrated during and after the celebration, and that employees are expected to hold themselves to the same standards used in the workplace.