sapiential

adjective sapi·en·tial

Definition of sapiential

  1. :  characterized by or peculiar to wisdom the sapiential attitude … replaced the imprecatory attitude — Joseph Frank attributing a sapiential function to prudence — V. J. Bourke

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Origin and Etymology of sapiential

Middle English sapiencial, from Late Latin sapientialis, from Latin sapientia wisdom + -alis -al


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