half-discriminating

discriminating

[dih-skrim-uh-ney-ting]
adjective
1.
differentiating; analytical.
2.
noting differences or distinctions with nicety; discerning; perspicacious: a discriminating interpreter of events.
3.
having excellent taste or judgment: a discriminating interior designer.
4.
differential, as a tariff.
5.
possessing distinctive features; capable of being differentiated; discriminative.

Origin:
1640–50; discriminate + -ing2

discriminatingly, adverb
half-discriminating, adjective
half-discriminatingly, adverb
nondiscriminating, adjective
nondiscriminatingly, adverb
overdiscriminating, adjective
overdiscriminatingly, adverb
quasi-discriminating, adjective
quasi-discriminatingly, adverb
undiscriminating, adjective
undiscriminatingly, adverb

discriminating, discriminatory.
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discriminating (dɪˈskrɪmɪˌneɪtɪŋ)
 
adj
1.  able to see fine distinctions and differences
2.  discerning in matters of taste
3.  (of a tariff, import duty, etc) levied at differential rates in order to favour or discourage imports or exports
 
dis'criminatingly
 
adv

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discriminating
"possessing discernment," 1792, from discriminate.
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