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English noun: sagacity

1. sagacity (cognition) the mental ability to understand and discriminate between relations


Synonymsdiscernment, judgement, judgment, sagaciousness


Broader (hypernym)sapience, wisdom


Narrower (hyponym)circumspection, common sense, discreetness, discretion, eye, good sense, gumption, horse sense, indiscreetness, injudiciousness, judiciousness, mother wit, prudence, sense

2. sagacity (attribute) the trait of forming opinions by distinguishing and evaluating


Synonymsjudiciousness, sagaciousness


Broader (hypernym)wisdom, wiseness









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