(psychol) any judgment about a single stimulus, e.g. about the value of one of its properties or about whether it is present or absent Compare comparative judgment
In view of such inconsistencies, how is it possible to pass any absolute judgment on men?
Memoirs of the Duchesse de Dino v.2/3, 1836-1840 Duchesse De Dino
There is the suggestion of jail, of punishment, of something final, of absolute judgment.
The Man in Court Frederic DeWitt Wells
He had condemned a man in a great fine towards another by an absolute judgment.
The Essays of Montaigne, Complete Michel de Montaigne
Here, again, the subsequent qualification corrects the too absolute judgment previously pronounced.
Harmonies of Political Economy Frdric Bastiat
But I am skeptical as to the possibility of an absolute judgment.
An Introduction to the Philosophy of Law Roscoe Pound
No absolute judgment can at this instant be formed of the intended movements of the enemy.
The Diplomatic Correspondence of the American Revolution, Vol. I Various
- Absolute leukocytosis
absolute leukocytosis absolute leukocytosis n. An increase in the total number of white blood cells in the blood.
- Absolute magnitude
the magnitude of a star as it would appear to a hypothetical observer at a distance of 10 parsecs or 32.6 light-years. Historical Examples These relations are, absolute magnitude of force, relation of force and of the different arms mutually, and nature of the country. On War Carl von Clausewitz The absolute magnitude of my […]
- Absolute majority
a number of votes constituting more than half of the number cast. a number of voters constituting more than half of the number registered. Contemporary Examples The House normally requires an absolute majority of 218 but, because of vacancies, that number is currently 217. Debt Limit Stalemate Continues On Capitol Hill Ben Jacobs October 14, […]
- Absolute maximum
the largest value a given function assumes on a specified set. Compare (def 4a). Historical Examples This limiting energy is the absolute maximum amount of energy which can operate in the reversible cycle. The Energy System of Matter James Weir Every boat-building company was trying to put overboard an absolute maximum of hulls on that […]