wise


wise

adjective

Definition of WISE

2
having inside information <they fooled everyone else, but I'd heard them talking and was wise to their true intentions>
Synonyms hip, knowing
Phrases in the know
Antonyms unknowing
3
suitable for bringing about a desired result under the circumstances <selling the stock just before it plunged in value was a wise move on your part>
4
making light of something usually regarded as serious or sacred <you wouldn't be so wise if you were the one suffering from hemorrhoids>
Near Antonyms grave, serious, sober, solemn, somber (or sombre)
Antonyms earnest, sincere

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