Sagacity is the quality of being wise or having good judgment.
An example of sagacity is when a person refuses to get in the car with someone who has been drinking.
the quality or an instance of being sagacious; penetrating intelligence and sound judgment
Origin of sagacityFrench sagacité from Classical Latin sagacitas
The quality of being discerning, sound in judgment, and farsighted; wisdom.
Origin of sagacityFrench sagacité from Old French sagacite from Latin sagācitās quickness of perception from sagāx sagāc- of keen perception ; see sagacious .
(usually uncountable, plural sagacities)