Judgment etymology


English word judgment comes from Latin dico, Latin jure, Latin dicus, Late Latin iudicamentum, and later Old French (842-ca. 1400) jugement (Judgment.)

Etymology of judgment

Detailed word origin of judgment

Dictionary entry Language Definition
dico Latin (lat) I appropriate to, devote to, assign to, set apart for.. I consecrate, deify.. I dedicate, devote.
jure Latin (lat)
dicus Latin (lat)
iudicamentum Late Latin (LL)
iudicare Latin (lat)
judicem Latin (lat)
iūdicāmentum Late Latin (LL)
jugement Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro) Judgment.
juggement Middle English (1100-1500) (enm) Judgment.
judgment English (en) (legal) The act of determining, as in courts of law, what is conformable to law and justice; also, the determination, decision, or sentence of a court, or of a judge.. (theology) The final award; the last sentence.. The act of judging.. The conclusion or result of judging; an opinion; a decision.. The power or faculty of performing such operations; especially, when unqualified, the faculty [...]

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