- The definition of perspicacious is being perceptive with clear vision and good judgment.
An example of something perspicacious is a CEO who guessed that the company needed a new direction.
- having keen judgment or understanding; acutely perceptive
- Archaic having keen vision
Origin of perspicacious; from Classical Latin perspicax (gen. perspicacis) ; from perspicere, to see through: see perspective
Origin of perspicaciousFrom Latin perspicāx, perspicāc-, from perspicere, to look through; see perspective.
(comparative more perspicacious, superlative most perspicacious)