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English noun: mother wit

1. mother wit (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, gumption, horse sense, sense

Broader (hypernym)discernment, judgement, judgment, sagaciousness, sagacity

Narrower (hyponym)logic, nous, road sense

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