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Word of the Day 03/04/20 Sagacious

Sagacious (adjective)
sagacious [ suh-gey-shuhs ]


adjective
1. having or showing acute mental discernment and keen practical sense; shrewd: Socrates, that sagacious Greek philosopher, believed that the easiest way to learn was by asking questions.
2. Obsolete. having an acute sense of smell.

OTHER WORDS FROM SAGACIOUS
sa·ga·cious·ly, adverb
sa·ga·cious·ness, noun
qua·si-sa·ga·cious, adjective
qua·si-sa·ga·cious·ly, adverb
su·per·sa·ga·cious, adjective
su·per·sa·ga·cious·ly, adverb
su·per·sa·ga·cious·ness, noun
un·sa·ga·cious, adjective
un·sa·ga·cious·ly, adverb
un·sa·ga·cious·ness, noun

WORDS RELATED TO SAGACIOUS
acute, apt, astute, cagey, canny, clever, cool, discerning, discriminating, far-sighted, foxy, heady, hip, insightful, intelligent, keen, knowing, knowledgeable, perceptive, perspicacious

SYNONYMS
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1. wise, sage, discerning, clever, intelligent, judicious, acute, sharp, keen, perspicacious.

ANTONYMS
1. unwise

Origin: First recorded in 1600–10; sagaci(ty) + -ous

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