1. Pertaining or appropriate to courts of justice, or to a judge; practiced or conformed to in the administration of justice; sanctioned or ordered by a court; as, judicial power; judicial proceedings; a judicial sale. “Judicial massacres.”
Not a moral but a judicial law, and so was abrogated. --Milton.
2. Fitted or apt for judging or deciding; as, a judicial mind; judicial temperament.
3. Belonging to the judiciary, as distinguished from legislative, administrative, or executive. See Executive.
4. Judicious. [Obs.]
adj 1: decreed by or proceeding from a court of justice; "a
2: belonging or appropriate to the office of a judge; "judicial
3: relating to the administration of justice or the function of
a judge; "judicial system" [syn: juridical, juridic]
4: expressing careful judgment; "discriminative censure"; "a
biography ...appreciative and yet judicial in
purpose"-Tyler Dennett [syn: discriminative]