Having or showing keen discernment, sound judgment, and farsightedness.
Origin of sagacious
From Latin sagāxsagāc-of keen perceptionsāg- in Indo-European roots
The army had appeared a hard master when it ent its strength to a wise and sagacious rule.
Step by step, with sagacious and patient accuracy, he advanced to the great discovery which has immortalized his name.
He was transparent in character, chivalrous, kindly, firm, eloquent and sagacious; his purity of motive and unselfishness commanded absolute confidence; he had originality and initiative in dealing with new and difficult circumstances, and great aptitude for business details.
No better fared Clement's medieval rights to Parma; nor could the sagacious and popular Benedict XIV.
Some of the latter, included among the occasional works, are sagacious and prudent and deserve careful study.