sagacity

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EtymologyEdit

From French sagacité, from Latin sagacitas (sagaciousness), from sagax (of quick perception, acute, sagacious), from sagire (to perceive by the senses).

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  • IPA(key): /səˈɡæsəti/, /səˈgæsɪti/

NounEdit

sagacity (usually uncountable, plural sagacities)

  1. The quality of being sage, wise, or able to make good decisions.

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Last modified on 17 April 2014, at 19:21