noun sa·pi·ence \ˈsā-pē-ən(t)s, ˈsa-\

Definition of SAPIENCE


Examples of SAPIENCE

  1. <the kind of sapience that comes from a lifetime of experience as an educator>

Origin of SAPIENCE

Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin sapientia, from sapient-, sapiens, present participle
First Known Use: 14th century


Next Word in the Dictionary: sapiensPrevious Word in the Dictionary: sapidAll Words Near: sapience
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears