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Sagaciousa. [L. sagax, sagacis, akin to sagire to perceive quickly or keenly, and probably to E. seek. See Seek, and cf. Presage.].
  •  Of quick sense perceptions; keen-scented; skilled in following a trail.  [1913 Webster]
    "Sagacious of his quarry from so far."  [1913 Webster]
  •  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.  [1913 Webster]
    "Instinct . . . makes them, many times, sagacious above our apprehension."  [1913 Webster]
    "Only sagacious heads light on these observations, and reduce them into general propositions."  [1913 Webster]
Syn. -- See Shrewd.


Sagacious, adj.
1 mentally penetrating; gifted with discernment; having practical wisdom.
2 acute-minded, shrewd.
3 (of a saying, plan, etc.) showing wisdom.
4 (of an animal) exceptionally intelligent; seeming to reason or deliberate.

sagaciously adv. sagacity n.
L sagax sagacis



acute, all-knowing, anticipant, anticipatory, apperceptive, appercipient, apprehending, apprehensive, argute, astute, aware, blase, cagey, clairvoyant, clever, cogent, cognizant, cosmopolitan, cosmopolite, critical, discerning, discriminating, divinatory, experienced, far-seeing, farseeing, farsighted, forehanded, foreknowing, foreseeing, foresighted, forethoughted, forethoughtful, gnostic, heady, incisive, insightful, intelligent, intuitive, judicious, knowing, knowledgeable, longheaded, longsighted, mature, matured, mindful, not born yesterday, old, omniscient, penetrating, perceptive, percipient, perspicacious, perspicuous, piercing, practiced, precognitive, precognizant, prehensile, prepared, prescient, provident, providential, prudent, ready, ripe, ripened, sage, sapient, savvy, seasoned, sensible, shrewd, smart, sophic, sophisticated, trenchant, tried, tried and true, understanding, veteran, wise, world-wise, worldly, worldly-wise




N intelligence, wisdom, intelligence, capacity, comprehension, understanding, cuteness, sabe, savvy, intellect, nous, parts, sagacity, mother wit, wit, esprit, gumption, quick parts, grasp of intellect, acuteness, acumen, subtlety, penetration, perspicacy, perspicacity, discernment, due sense of, good judgment, discrimination, cunning, refinement, head, brains, headpiece, upper story, long head, eagle eye, eagle- glance, eye of a lynx, eye of a hawk, wisdom, sapience, sense, good sense, common sense, horse sense, plain sense, rationality, reason, reasonableness, judgment, solidity, depth, profundity, caliber, enlarged views, reach of thought, compass of thought, enlargement of mind, genius, inspiration, geist, fire of genius, heaven-born genius, soul, talent, prudence, vigilance, tact, foresight, sobriety, self-possession, aplomb, ballast, a bright thought, not a bad idea, Solomon-like wisdom, intelligent, quick of apprehension, keen, acute, alive, brainy, awake, bright, quick, sharp, quick witted, keen witted, clear witted, sharp-eyed, sharp sighted, sharp witted, wide- awake, canny, shrewd, astute, clear-headed, farsighted, discerning, perspicacious, penetrating, piercing, argute, quick-witted, nimble-witted, needle-witted, sharp as a needle, sharp as a tack, alive to, clever, arch, pas si bete, acute, wise, sage, sapient, sagacious, reasonable, rational, sound, in one's right mind, sensible, abnormis sapiens, judicious, strong- minded, unprejudiced, unbiased, unbigoted, unprepossessed, undazzled, unperplexed, unwarped judgment, impartial, equitable, fair, cool, cool-headed, long-headed, hardheaded, strong-headed, long- sighted, calculating, thoughtful, reflecting, solid, deep, profound, oracular, heaven-directed, heaven-born, prudent, sober, stand, solid, considerate, politic, wise in one's generation, watchful, provident, in advance of one' age, wise as a serpent, wise as Solomon, wise as Solon, wise, sensible, reasonable, judicious, well- thought-out, well-planned, well-judged, well-advised, prudent, politic, expedient, aut regem aut fatuum nasci oportet, but with the morning cool reflection came, flosculi sententiarum, les affaires font les hommes, mas vale saber que haber, mas vale ser necio que profiadol nemo solus sapit, nosce te, gnothi seauton, nullum magnum ingenium sine mixtura dementiae fuit, sapere aude, victrix fortunae sapientia.


N foresight, prospicience, prevision, long- sightedness, anticipation, providence, forethought, forecast, predeliberation, presurmise, foregone conclusion, prudence, foreknowledge, prognosis, precognition, prescience, prenotion, presentiment, second sight, sagacity, antepast, prelibation, prophasis, prospect, foretaste, prospectus, foreseeing, prescient, farseeing, farsighted, sagacious, weatherwise, provident, prospective, against the time when, cernit omnia Deus vindex, mihi cura futuri, run it up the flagpole and see who salutes.

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