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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.

Class IV. Words Relating to the Intellectual Faculties
Division (I) Formation of Ideas
Section V. Results of Reasoning

480. Judgment. [Conclusion.]

   NOUN:JUDGMENT, decision, determination, finding, verdict, sentence, decree; res adjudicata [L.], res judicata [L.]; opinion (belief) [See Belief]; good judgment (wisdom) [See Intelligence. Wisdom].
  RESULT, conclusion, upshot; deduction, inference, ergotism [obs.], illation; corollary, porism; moral.
  ESTIMATION, valuation, appreciation, judication; dijudication, adjudication; arbitrament, arbitrement, arbitration; assessment, ponderation [rare]; valorization.
  ESTIMATE, award; review, criticism, critique, notice, report.
  PLEBISCITE, plebiscitum, voice, casting vote; vote (choice) [See Choice].
  ARBITER, arbitrator; judge, umpire; assessor, referee; inspector, inspecting officer; censor.
  REVIEWER, critic; connoisseur; commentator [See Interpreter].
   VERB:JUDGE, conclude, opine; come to -, draw -, arrive at- a conclusion; ascertain, determine, make up one’s mind.
  DEDUCE, derive, gather, collect, infer, draw an inference, make a deduction, weet [obs.], ween [archaic].
  ESTIMATE, form an estimate, appreciate, value, count, assess, rate, rank, account; regard, consider, think of; look upon (believe) [See Belief]; review; size up [colloq.].
  DECIDE, settle; pass -, give- an opinion; try, pronounce, rule; pass -judgment, – sentence; sentence, doom, decree; find; give -, deliver- judgment; adjudge, adjudicate, judicate [rare]; arbitrate, award, report; bring in a verdict; make absolute, set a question at rest; confirm (assent) [See Assent].
  hold the scales, sit in judgment; try a cause, hear a cause.
  REVIEW, comment, criticize; pass under review (examine) [See Attention]; investigate (inquire) [See Inquiry].
   ADJECTIVE:JUDGING &c. v.; judicious (wise) [See Intelligence. Wisdom]; determinate, conclusive, confirmatory.
  CRITICAL, hypercritical, hairsplitting, censorious.
   ADVERB:ON THE WHOLE, all things considered, taking all this into consideration, this being so, quæ cum ita sint [L.], therefore, wherefore.
  1. A Daniel come to judgment.—Merchant of Venice
  2. And stand a critic, hated yet caress’d.—Byron
  3. It is much easier to be critical than to be correct.—Disraeli
  4. La critique est aisée et l’art est difficile.
  5. Nothing if not critical.—Othello