value judgment


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value judgment

n.
A judgment that assigns a value, as to an object or action; a subjective evaluation.

value judgment

n
a subjective assessment based on one's own code of values or that of one's class

val′ue judg`ment


n.
a usu. subjective estimate of the worth, quality, or goodness of something or someone.
[1895–1900]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.value judgment - an assessment that reveals more about the values of the person making the assessment than about the reality of what is assessed
judgment, assessment, judgement - the act of judging or assessing a person or situation or event; "they criticized my judgment of the contestants"
moralism - judgments about another person's morality; "he could not stand her hectoring moralism"
Translations

value judgment

ngiudizio di valore
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