Definitions for sagacioussəˈgeɪ ʃəs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

sa•ga•cioussəˈgeɪ ʃəs(adj.)

  1. having or showing acute mental discernment and keen practical sense; shrewd:

    a sagacious lawyer.

  2. Obs. keen of scent.

Origin of sagacious:

1600–10; < L sagāx keen-scented, acute, discerning; see -acious

sa•ga′cious•ness(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. perspicacious, sagacious, sapient(adj)

    acutely insightful and wise

    "much too perspicacious to be taken in by such a spurious argument"; "observant and thoughtful, he was given to asking sagacious questions"; "a source of valuable insights and sapient advice to educators"

  2. sagacious(adj)

    skillful in statecraft or management

    "an astute and sagacious statesman"

Wiktionary

  1. sagacious(Adjective)

    Having or showing keen discernment, sound judgment, and farsightedness.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sagacious(adj)

    of quick sense perceptions; keen-scented; skilled in following a trail

  2. Sagacious(adj)

    hence, of quick intellectual perceptions; of keen penetration and judgment; discerning and judicious; knowing; far-sighted; shrewd; sage; wise; as, a sagacious man; a sagacious remark


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

sagacious(adjective)

showing intelligence, wisdom and good judgement

The old priest was learned and sagacious.

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