sagacious


sagacious
Synonyms and related words:
acute, all-knowing, anticipant, anticipatory, apperceptive, appercipient, apprehending, apprehensive, argute, astute, aware, blase, cagey, clairvoyant, clever, cogent, cognizant, cosmopolitan, cosmopolite, critical, discerning, discriminating, divinatory, experienced, far-seeing, farseeing, farsighted, forehanded, foreknowing, foreseeing, foresighted, forethoughted, forethoughtful, gnostic, heady, incisive, insightful, intelligent, intuitive, judicious, knowing, knowledgeable, longheaded, longsighted, mature, matured, mindful, not born yesterday, old, omniscient, penetrating, perceptive, percipient, perspicacious, perspicuous, piercing, practiced, precognitive, precognizant, prehensile, prepared, prescient, provident, providential, prudent, ready, ripe, ripened, sage, sapient, savvy, seasoned, sensible, shrewd, smart, sophic, sophisticated, trenchant, tried, tried and true, understanding, veteran, wise, world-wise, worldly, worldly-wise

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  • Sagacious — Sa*ga cious, a. [L. sagax, sagacis, akin to sagire to perceive quickly or keenly, and probably to E. seek. See {Seek}, and cf. {Presage}.] 1. Of quick sense perceptions; keen scented; skilled in following a trail. [1913 Webster] Sagacious of his… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sagacious — I adjective astute, circumspect, clever, cognizant, diplomatic, discerning, discreet, discriminating, enlightened, far sighted, intelligent, judicial, judicious, keen sighted, knowing, learned, lucid, omniscient, penetrating, perceptive,… …   Law dictionary

  • sagacious — c.1600, from L. sagacem (nom. sagax); see SAGACITY (Cf. sagacity). Related: Sagaciously …   Etymology dictionary

  • sagacious — perspicacious, astute, *shrewd Analogous words: *sharp, keen, acute: penetrating, piercing, probing (see ENTER): *wise, judicious, sage, sapient …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • sagacious — [adj] smart, judicious acute, apt, astucious, astute, cagey, canny, clear sighted, clever, cool*, discerning, discriminating, farsighted, foxy*, gnostic, heady, hip*, insightful, intelligent, keen, knowing, knowledgeable, perceptive,… …   New thesaurus

  • sagacious — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ having or showing good judgement. DERIVATIVES sagaciously adverb sagacity noun. ORIGIN from Latin sagax wise …   English terms dictionary

  • sagacious — [sə gā′shəs] adj. [< L sagax (gen. sagacis), wise, foreseeing; akin to sagire, to perceive acutely: see SAKE1] 1. having or showing keen perception or discernment and sound judgment, foresight, etc. 2. Obs. having a keen sense of smell SYN.… …   English World dictionary

  • sagacious — adjective Etymology: Latin sagac , sagax, from sagire to perceive keenly; akin to Latin sagus prophetic more at seek Date: 1607 1. obsolete keen in sense perception 2. a. of keen and farsighted penetration and judgment ; discerning < sagacious… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sagacious — [[t]səge͟ɪʃəs[/t]] ADJ GRADED A sagacious person is intelligent and has the ability to make good decisions. [FORMAL] ...a wise and sagacious leader. Syn: discerning, wise …   English dictionary

  • sagacious — sagaciously, adv. sagaciousness, n. /seuh gay sheuhs/, adj. 1. having or showing acute mental discernment and keen practical sense; shrewd: a sagacious lawyer. 2. Obs. keen of scent. [1600 10; SAGACI(TY) + OUS] Syn. 1. wise, sage, discerning,… …   Universalium

  • sagacious — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. penetrating, shrewd, astute. See intelligence.Ant., ignorant. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Intellectually keen] Syn. perceptive, acute, astute, shrewd; see intelligent 1 , witty . 2. [Understanding… …   English dictionary for students