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snap judgment

A decision made hastily, recklessly, or without careful consideration. The company enjoyed huge success in the '90s, but a series of snap judgments backfired on them, leading them to the brink of bankruptcy. The officer made the snap judgment to take the unresponsive child into his patrol car and rush her to the hospital himself.
See also: judgment, snap

snap judgment

A hurried or impetuous decision or finding, as in George was known for making snap judgments on personnel questions; he rarely bothered to investigate further . This expression, which uses snap in the sense of "quick," was first recorded in 1841.
See also: judgment, snap
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There were no snap judgments. When a man was captured he was given fair trial and opportunity for defence.
Snap judgments are prone to error, and the consequences can be severe.
Although these snap judgments based on a person's facial features may not be accurate or fair, research has shown they can have real-world consequences in elections, hiring and the harshness of criminal sentencing, said Charlesworth.
But is the best answer to stereotypes really to saddle both sexes with the same snap judgments based on surface facts and group associations?
But Levein admits he threw both in at the deep end and has urged fans not to make snap judgments about the new signings.
A BUSINESS group has told MPs not to make snap judgments on the proposed Brexit deal with peoples' "livelihood prospects in the balance".
SNAP judgments of a situation from an individual's perspective or immediately taking a picture and posting it on social media why do we as a society feel that it's ok to publically shame or call someone out sitting behind a keyboard?
We used to look people in the eye to make snap judgments on whether they're wrong 'uns.
We all make snap judgments and assessments to keep us safe.
"Solidarity protests took place in Britain, Germany, the Netherlands and Canada." The protests in other countries reflect concerns over widening inequality, the vulnerability of marginalized populations, and insecurity as police forces are expected to make snap judgments and manage on all manner of social challenges including illiteracy, mental illness and poverty.
I had a valuable lesson about the dangers of making snap judgments last Tuesday night.
Their findings shed new light on how we form snap judgments of others.
McCoist refused to make any snap judgments on Mohsni's Rangers career, after picking up 10 yellow cards and three reds in the last year.
I suggest you all read some facts before making snap judgments.
Elaine Truesdale VP of Business Development for ANHC Pro says, “This class is important for stylists because in today's world of Instagrams and Tweets clients make snap judgments based off of the images they see.