sit in judgment

Definition of sit in judgment

  1. :  to say whether or not someone or something is morally good, proper, etc. He has no right to sit in judgment on/of/over me.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to rest on the buttocks or haunches

    :  perch, roost

    :  to occupy a place as a member of an official body

  1. :  the manner in which a garment fits

    :  an act or period of sitting

judgmentplay
  1. :  the process of forming an opinion or evaluation by discerning and comparing

    :  an opinion or estimate so formed

    :  the capacity for judging :  discernment


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