Definitions for sagacioussəˈgeɪ ʃəs
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
having or showing acute mental discernment and keen practical sense; shrewd:
a sagacious lawyer.
Obs. keen of scent.
Origin of sagacious:
1600–10; < L sagāx keen-scented, acute, discerning; see -acious
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"
skillful in statecraft or management
"an astute and sagacious statesman"
Having or showing keen discernment, sound judgment, and farsightedness.
of quick sense perceptions; keen-scented; skilled in following a trail
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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