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  • sapient — sapience, sapiency, n. sapiently, adv. /say pee euhnt/, adj. having or showing great wisdom or sound judgment. [1425 75; late ME sapyent < L sapient (s. of sapiens, prp. of sapere to be wise, lit., to taste, have taste), equiv. to sapi verb s. +… …   Universalium

  • sagacity — I noun acuity, acumen, acuteness, apperception, arguteness, astuteness, awareness, brilliance, clear thinking, clear thought, cleverness, comprehension, discernment, discrimination, excellent judgment, farsightedness, foresight, genius, good… …   Law dictionary

  • brain — n 1.Sometimes brains intelligence, understanding, intellect, mind, reason, rationality, Gk. Philos. nous, intellectuality; aptitude, mentality, braininess, brain power, Inf. gray matter, Sl. smarts; wisdom, sageness, sagacity, sapience, sapiency …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • intelligence — n 1. aptitude, intellect, intellectuality, mind, mentality, brain, brains, braininess, brainpower, Inf. gray matter, Sl. smarts, reason, sense, Gk. Philos. nous; intellectualness, wit, sagacity, sageness, wisdom, sapience, sapiency, Archaic.… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • understanding — n 1. comprehension, cognition, cognizance, consciousness; knowledge, realization, awareness; grasp, hold, handle, Inf. fix; interpretation, conception, idea, view, approach. 2. intelligence, intellect, Gk. Philos. nous, intellectuality, aptitude; …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • wit — n 1. humor, facetiousness, drollery, funniness, wittiness, cleverness, piquancy, quickness; jocularity, waggishness. 2. badinage, persiflage, repartee, quip, wisecrack, saying, sarcasm; irony, satire, burlesque, parody, caricature, travesty;… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • sapient — /ˈseɪpiənt / (say saypeeuhnt) adjective (often ironic) wise or sage. {late Middle English, from Latin sapiens, present participle, being wise} –sapience, sapiency, noun –sapiently, adverb …  

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