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sound judgement

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n sound judgement the capacity to assess situations or circumstances shrewdly and to draw sound conclusions
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Usage

In literature:

On this point a learned Bailie of the town of Forfar pronounced a very sound judgement.
"Waverley" by Sir Walter Scott
He is a man of sound judgement, and he has sons of his own.
"The Iliad" by Homer
She had shown talent, good temper, and sound judgement; but there had been no quiet, no repose about her.
"Framley Parsonage" by Anthony Trollope
A stricken man's judgement can never be so sound as that of the hale.
"The Great Boer War" by Arthur Conan Doyle
Why not act according to your judgement, which is generally sound?
"Sandra Belloni, Complete" by George Meredith
She has a sound judgement of persons.
"The Short Works of George Meredith" by George Meredith
Few people showed sound judgement or any spirit of patriotism.
"Tacitus: The Histories, Volumes I and II" by Caius Cornelius Tacitus
All this was possible, nay, probable, had Frederick William surveyed the situation with the sound judgement of Pitt.
"William Pitt and the Great War" by John Holland Rose
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In news:

Violin-cello-drum Judgement Day has evolved a sound to rival Metallica.
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