Sagacious definition

sə-gāshəs
Having or showing keen perception or discernment and sound judgment, foresight, etc.
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(obs.) Having a keen sense of smell.
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Having or showing keen discernment, sound judgment, and farsightedness.
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The definition of sagacious is someone with sound judgment.

An example of sagacious is someone checking the oil in their car before a long road trip.

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Having or showing keen discernment, sound judgment, and farsightedness; mentally shrewd.
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Origin of sagacious

  • From Latin sagāx sagāc- of keen perception sāg- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Coined between 1600 and 1610 from sagacity +"Ž -ous

    From Wiktionary