astonishing <discernment> about yourself

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The Greek God

New Member
India - Hindi
I praised a person on YouTube by commenting that :
" You have an astonishing Discernment about yourself ! "
Is the sentence correct ? I mean is the word " Discernment " used properly here ? :confused:
If not , then please tell the correct way of using this word in a sentence !
  • stez

    Senior Member
    english - australia
    It is not a natural sentence. You might say: You are a very discerning person.


    Senior Member
    english - australia
    A discerning person shows good judgement - she is good at distinguishing the good from the bad, and has excellent taste in things like food, wine and art.


    Senior Member
    USA, English
    Usually "discerning" would bring to mind "good judgment" but there is nothing in the word that would preclude otherwise.

    A discerning art critic might be able to tell a genuine Picasso from a fake one.

    A discerning cook might be able to tell what ingredients were used in a casserole.

    A discerning musician might be able to tell that a piano was out of tune.
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