(comparative more sapiently, superlative most sapiently)
- In a sapient manner.
sapient + -ly
Variant of sapient
- full of knowledge; wise; sagacious; discerning
- of or relating to the existing human species (Homo sapiens)
Origin of sapientMiddle English ; from Classical Latin sapiens, present participle of sapere, to taste, know: see sap
a sapient human