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English noun: gumption

1. gumption (cognition) sound practical judgment


SamplesCommon 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.


Synonymscommon 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


SamplesHe didn't have the guts to try it.


Synonymsbackbone, grit, guts, moxie, sand


Broader (hypernym)fortitude


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