Examples of sagacity in a Sentence
a novelist of surprising sagacity considering his youthfulness
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Since then, the 66-year-old Democrat has sunk his wit even deeper into the soft brains of Washington, D.C., balancing a folksy persona with political sagacity.
The condition is insulting enough minus the compensatory nuggets of sagacity about how not fretting over your looks is freeing, or about how getting laid is still fun just not that important, and guess what: Men aren’t so crucial after all!
Or perhaps farsighted trading algorithms simply enjoy a sagacity that Twitter users do not.
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First Known Use of sagacity
Synonymsdiscernment, insight, perception, perceptiveness, perceptivity, sagaciousness, wisdom, sageness, sapience
Related Wordsacuity, acumen, astuteness, clear-sightedness, keenness, penetration, percipience, perspicacity, sensitivity, understanding; appreciation, apprehension, comprehension, grasp; brain (s), braininess, brightness, brilliance, canniness, cleverness, gray matter, intellect, intelligence, judgment (or judgement), mentality, power, reason, sense, smartness, wit; discrimination, foresight, foresightedness, judiciousness, prudence, sanity; logic, rationality
Near Antonymsdensity, dullness (also dulness), obtuseness; brainlessness, folly, foolishness, idiocy, imbecility, mindlessness, silliness, simplemindedness, simpleness, stupidity, witlessness; illogic, irrationality, unreasonableness, unsoundness; craziness, insanity, lunacy, madness; preposterousness, senselessness, silliness, zaniness
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