[juhj-men-tl] /dʒʌdʒˈmɛn tl/

involving the use or exercise of .
tending to make moral :
to avoid a judgmental approach in dealing with divorced couples.
of or denoting an attitude in which judgments about other people’s conduct are made

1892, from judgment + -al (1). Meaning “inclined to make moral judgments” is attested from 1952. Related: Judgmentally.


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