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sagacious - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'sagacious' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Sagacious [ a.]
- Of quick sense perceptions; keen-scented; skilled in following a trail.
- 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.

Meaning of 'sagacious' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . sagacious [ s]
Meaning (1):
- acutely insightful and wise
Example in sentence:
  • a source of valuable insights and sapient advice to educators;
  • much too perspicacious to be taken in by such a spurious argument;
  • observant and thoughtful, he was given to asking sagacious questions
Meaning (2):
- skillful in statecraft or management
Example in sentence:
  • an astute and sagacious statesman