Definitions for sageness

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

sageseɪdʒ(n.; adj.)sag•er, sag•est.

  1. (n.)a profoundly wise person, esp. one famed for wisdom.

  2. an experienced person respected for sound judgment.

  3. (adj.)wise, judicious, or prudent:

    sage advice.

Origin of sage:

1250–1300; ME (n. and adj.) < OF 蠐 LL sapidus wise, tasteful (L: tasty) =sap(ere) to know, be wise, orig. to taste (cf. sapient ) +-idus -id4

sage′ness(n.)

sageseɪdʒ(n.)

  1. any plant or shrub belonging to the genus Salvia, of the mint family, esp. the herb S.officinalis, whose grayish green leaves are used in medicine and in cooking.

    Category: Plants, Cooking

  2. the leaves themselves.

    Category: Plants

Origin of sage:

1275–1325; ME sa(u)ge < MF sau(l)ge < L salvia, der. of salvussafe

Wiktionary

  1. sageness(Noun)

    The property of being sage.

  2. Origin: * sage + -ness

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sageness(noun)

    the quality or state of being sage; wisdom; sagacity; prudence; gravity

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