No discerning Italian is going to buy Piemonte mozzarella or tome from Lazio.
For one thing, it has an unapologetically nerdy streak, but it's a discerning, highly cultivated kind of nerdom.
The minister for women and equality, Harriet Harman, suggested that women were being “discerning.”
Indeed, the growth of his business is proof of his skill at discerning what it is that consumers want to wear.
TV can be watched in a very sophisticated, discerning manner with an ever-increasing array of new technologies.
The keen visions of these birds are not slow in discerning through the gloomy recesses the presence of danger.
“You are as discerning as ever,” murmured the land baron––for it was Edward Mauville.
Where sounds are lacking, of what use is the faculty of discerning them?
An English judge and an English jury were to him the Palladium of discerning truth.
To none save a cold, discerning man from her own land was she transparent.
late 14c., from Old French discerner (13c.) "distinguish (between), separate" (by sifting), and directly from Latin discernere "to separate, set apart, divide, distribute; distinguish, perceive," from dis- "off, away" (see dis-) + cernere "distinguish, separate, sift" (see crisis). Related: Discerned; discerning.