Discriminating vs Exclusive - What's the difference?
As adjectives the difference between discriminating and exclusive
is that discriminating
is able to perceive fine distinctions between similar things; perceptive while exclusive
is (literally) excluding items or members that do not meet certain conditions.
As a verb discriminating
As a noun exclusive is
information (or an artefact) that is granted or obtained exclusively.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
Able to perceive fine distinctions between similar things; perceptive
Having a discerning judgment or taste
(literally) Excluding items or members that do not meet certain conditions.
(figuratively) Referring to a membership organisation, service or product: of high quality and/or reknown, for superior members only. A snobbish usage, suggesting that members who do not meet requirements, which may be financial, of celebrity, religion, skin colour etc., are excluded.
whole, undivided, entire
- Exclusive''' clubs tend to serve ' exclusive brands of food and drinks, in the same exorbitant price range, such as the 'finest' French châteaux.
- ''The teacher's pet commands the teacher's exclusive attention.
* exclusive or
* exclusive right
* mutually exclusive
Information (or an artefact) that is granted or obtained exclusively.
(grammar) A word or phrase that restricts something, such as only'', ''solely'', or ''simply .
- ''The editor agreed to keep a lid on a potentially distastrous political scoop in exchange for an exclusive of a happier nature