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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The trait of forming opinions by distinguishing and evaluating; The mental ability to understand and discriminate between relations.

Usage examples (35)
  • Carthaginians called sagacity, and the Romans treachery and cunning, determined not to see these messengers.
  • He spoke with a rare sagacity, which is a remarkable gift in a nation who exhibit more intellect in their conduct than in their conversation.
  • For that consider - able part of it, emending a corrupt text, there must be a certain sagacity, which is so distinguishing a quality in Dr. Bentley.
  • There are few better guides for a young man than this book of homely sagacity, which is wisdom about the world without being tainted by the bad sort of worldly wisdom. for more
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