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judgmental

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adjective judg·men·tal \ˌjəj-ˈmen-təl\

Simple Definition of judgmental

  • : tending to judge people too quickly and critically

  • : of, relating to, or involving judgment

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of judgmental

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or involving judgment

  2. 2 :  characterized by a tendency to judge harshly <judgmental prigs>

judgmentally

play \-ē\ adverb

Examples of judgmental in a sentence

  1. He's judgmental about everyone except himself.

  2. You should try to avoid being so judgmental.



1909

First Known Use of judgmental

1909



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