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- n. The state of being sagacious; an acuteness of perception or discernment.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The quality of being sagacious; sagacity.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the trait of forming opinions by distinguishing and evaluating
- n. the mental ability to understand and discriminate between relations
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The one thing that really -- the case in point in this is how she gushed personally when the Democrats were praising the sagaciousness and independence of Iowa voters.
They are, every one, men of great wisdom and ponderous sagaciousness.
He was sittin 'behind the counter upon the lang three-leggit stool that stood fornent Mr. Weft's desk, and was turning ower the leaves of his ledger, wi' a look which, for auld-fashioned sagaciousness, was wonderfu 'to behold.
They have none of the sagaciousness of the low-born Italian, none of the wit and penetration of the French _ouvriere_.
But it is always a delicate matter to fathom the depth of a medical man's sagaciousness.
In his room I told him about this farmer, word for word; and I sat picking at the table cover like one bereft of sagaciousness.
The mammoth was a monster beast, with perhaps somewhat less of sagaciousness than the modern elephant, but with a temper which was demoniacal when aroused, and with a strength which nothing could resist.
He perceived in his deep sagaciousness woman at the bottom of her remark, and replied: 'You will know Clotilde in time.
Her melancholy fate, which occurred within ten days from the utterance of this language, gave a new and sad proof of her rare sagaciousness.
When asked about his process after receiving a demo from Deschanel, the tone of Ward's response takes on a sagaciousness one might expect from a shaman, or perhaps exhibits the Zen of a Buddhist monk.
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