• The act of judging.
  • The power or faculty of performing such operations; especially, when unqualified, the faculty of judging or deciding rightly, justly, or wisely
  • The conclusion or result of judging; an opinion; a decision.
  • The act of determining, as in courts of law, what is conformable to law and justice; also, the determination, decision, or sentence of a court, or of a judge.
  • The final award; the last sentence.


  • From Middle English juggement, borrowed from Old French jugement, from Late Latin iūdicāmentum, from Latin iūdicō. Displaced native doom.
  • Morphologically judge + -ment

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