English noun: gumption
|1.||gumption (cognition) sound practical judgment|
|Samples||Common sense is not so common.|
He hasn't got the sense God gave little green apples.
Fortunately she had the good sense to run away.
|Synonyms||common sense, good sense, horse sense, mother wit, sense|
|Broader (hypernym)||discernment, judgement, judgment, sagaciousness, sagacity|
|Narrower (hyponym)||logic, nous, road sense|
|2.||gumption (attribute) fortitude and determination|
|Samples||He didn't have the guts to try it.|
|Synonyms||backbone, grit, guts, moxie, sand|