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English noun: wisdom

1. wisdom (cognition) accumulated knowledge or erudition or enlightenment


Broader (hypernym)cognitive content, content, mental object


Narrower (hyponym)abstruseness, abstrusity, profoundness, profundity, reconditeness

2. wisdom (attribute) the trait of utilizing knowledge and experience with common sense and insight


Synonymswiseness


Broader (hypernym)trait


Narrower (hyponym)diplomacy, discernment, discretion, initiation, judiciousness, knowledgeability, knowledgeableness, sagaciousness, sagacity, statecraft, statesmanship


Antonymsfolly, foolishness, unwiseness

3. wisdom (cognition) ability to apply knowledge or experience or understanding or common sense and insight


Synonymssapience


Broader (hypernym)know-how


Narrower (hyponym)astuteness, deepness, depth, discernment, judgement, judgment, profoundness, profundity, sagaciousness, sagacity

4. wisdom (attribute) the quality of being prudent and sensible


Synonymssoundness, wiseness


Broader (hypernym)good, goodness


Narrower (hyponym)advisability, reasonableness


Antonymsunsoundness

5. Wisdom (communication) an Apocryphal book consisting mainly of a meditation on wisdom; although ascribed to Solomon it was probably written in the first century BC


SynonymsWisdom of Solomon


Instance hypernymbook


Part meronymApocrypha, sapiential book, wisdom book, wisdom literature









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