It becomes a system which does the discriminating on behalf of the powerful majority.
Remember that study by Ron Unz about how Harvard was discriminating in favor of Jews?
Unlike Studio 54, located a mile south, Levenson, who was kind and very funny, did not have a discriminating door policy.
McPherson is a skillful writer and a discriminating historian.
Manning was also discriminating, although in his case he chose to put out secret info that he had not read.
Moreover, he is singularly just and discriminating in the use of all documents and authorities at his command.
A fine time, truly, for Ogres, with their discriminating scent!
It has become wonderfully acute in discriminating true and false lore.
There is a more refined, discriminating sense of subtle distinctions.
How often in later life I blessed the discriminating collectors of that library!
1620s, from Latin discriminatus, past participle of discriminare "to divide, separate," from discrimen (genitive discriminis) "interval, distinction, difference," derived noun from discernere (see discern). The adverse (usually racial) sense is first recorded 1866, American English. Positive sense remains in discriminating. Related: Discriminated. Also used 17c. and after as an adjective meaning "distinct."