Words Relating to the Intellectual Faculties

Division I.—Formation of Ideas

Section V.—Results of Reasoning
  1. Judgment (Substantives), conclusion, determination, deduction, inference, result, illation, corollary, consectary.
  2. Estimation, valuation, appreciation, judication, arbitrament, arbitration, assessment, review, ponderation.

    Decision, sentence, verdict, moral, finding; detection, discovery, estimate; chose jugée.

    A judge, umpire, arbiter, arbitrator, assessor, censor, referee, reviewer.

    (Verbs). To judge, deduce, conclude, draw a conclusion, infer, make a deduction, draw an inference, put two and two together; come to, arrive or jump at a conclusion; to derive, gather, collect.

    To estimate, appreciate, value, count, assess, rate, account, rank, regard, review, settle, decide, pronounce, arbitrate, perpend, size up.

    (Phrases). To sit in judgment; to hold the scales; to pass an opinion; to pass judgment.

    To ascertain, determine, find, find out, make out, detect, discover, elicit, recognise, trace, get at; get or arrive at the truth; meet with, fall upon, light upon, hit upon, fall in with, stumble upon, pop upon, lay the finger on, smoke, spot, solve, resolve, unravel, fish out, worm out, ferret out, root out, nose out, disinter, grub up, fish up, see Investigate 461.

    To be near the truth, to burn.

    (Adjectives). Judging, etc., deducible 467; impartial, unbiased, unprejudiced, unwarped, unbigoted, equitable, fair, sound, rational, judicious, shrewd.

    (Interjection). Eureka!

  3. Misjudgment (Substantives), obliquity of judgment, see Error 495, presumption.
  4. Prejudgment, prejudication, prejudice, prenotion, parti pris, prevention, preconception, prepossession, preapprehension, presentiment, esprit de corps, party spirit, partisanship.

    Bias, warp, twist, narrow-mindedness, bigotry, dogmatism, intolerance, tenacity, obstinacy 606, blind side; one-sided, partial, narrow or confined views, ideas, conceptions, or notions; idée fixe, fixed idea, obsession, monomania.

    (Verbs). To misjudge, misestimate, misconceive, misreckon, etc., see 495.

    To jump at a conclusion.

    To prejudge, forejudge, prejudicate, dogmatise, have a bias, etc., presuppose, presume.

    (Phrases). Jurare in verba magistri; to look only at one side of the shield; to view with jaundiced eye; to run away with the notion.

    To produce a bias, twist, etc.; to bias, warp, twist, prejudice, etc.

    (Adjectives). Prejudging, etc., prejudiced, jaundiced, narrow-minded, dogmatic, intolerant, besotted, infatuated, fanatical, entêté, positive, obstinate, tenacious, pig-headed, having a bias, twist, etc., warped, partial, one-sided, biased, tendentious, opingrub ionated, opinionative, opinioned, self-opinioned, self- opinionated.

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