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English noun: perspicacity

1. perspicacity (cognition) intelligence manifested by being astute (as in business dealings)


Synonymsastuteness, perspicaciousness, shrewdness


Broader (hypernym)intelligence


Narrower (hyponym)acumen, craft, craftiness, cunning, foxiness, guile, insightfulness, knowingness, slyness, street smarts, wiliness


Domain categorybusiness, business enterprise, commercial enterprise

2. perspicacity (attribute) the capacity to assess situations or circumstances shrewdly and to draw sound conclusions


Synonymsjudgement, judgment, sound judgement, sound judgment


Broader (hypernym)trait


Narrower (hyponym)objectiveness, objectivity, subjectiveness, subjectivity









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