Sapient definitions

sā'pē-ənt
The definition of sapient is wise or knowing.

A sage or wise man is an example of someone sapient.

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Having great wisdom and discernment.
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Full of knowledge; wise; sagacious; discerning.
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Of or relating to the existing human species (Homo sapiens)
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A sapient human.
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(now literary or ironic) Possessing wisdom and discernment; wise, learned.
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Origin of sapient

Middle English from Old French from Latin sapiēns sapient- present participle of sapere to taste, be wise sep- in Indo-European roots