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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Sagacious(0.01036 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Sagacious.
English → English (WordNet)
adj 1: acutely insightful and wise; “much too perspicacious to be
taken in by such a spurious argument”; “observant and
thoughtful, he was given to asking sagacious
questions”; “a source of valuable insights and sapient
advice to educators” [syn: perspicacious, sapient]
2: skillful in statecraft or management; “an astute and
sagacious statesman” English → English (gcide)
Sagacious \Sa*ga"cious\, a. [L. sagax, sagacis, akin to sagire
to perceive quickly or keenly, and probably to E. seek. See
Seek, and cf. Presage.]
1. Of quick sense perceptions; keen-scented; skilled in
following a trail.
Sagacious of his quarry from so far. --Milton.
2. Hence, of quick intellectual perceptions; of keen
penetration and judgment; discerning and judicious;
knowing; far-sighted; shrewd; sage; wise; as, a sagacious
man; a sagacious remark.
Instinct . . . makes them, many times, sagacious
above our apprehension. --Dr. H. More.
Only sagacious heads light on these observations,
and reduce them into general propositions. --Locke.
Syn: See Shrewd.
[1913 Webster] -- Sa*ga"cious*ly, adv. --