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What Is Sagacity? Definition And Usage Of This Term

WHAT IS SAGACITY – In this topic, we will first know and learn the definition of this term and how is this term used in sentences.

WHAT IS SAGACITY

Definition

The Oxford Dictionary defines the term as the following:

  • the quality of being sagacious.

Meanwhile, the Merriam-Webster dictionary defines this term as the following:

  • the quality of being sagacious, which means of keen and farsighted penetration and judgment

Synonyms

Here are some of the following synonyms:

  • wisdom
  • (deep) insight
  • intelligence
  • understanding
  • judgment
  • acuity
  • astuteness
  • insight
  • sense
  • canniness
  • sharpness
  • depth
  • profundity
  • profoundness
  • perceptiveness

Examples

Here are some examples of the usage of this term:

  • By his political sagacity and moderation Manfred won a strong party to his side and helped Conrad to subjugate the rebellious barons.
  • To the inventive activity of the discoverer he had already united the patient skill of the observer and the practical sagacity of the experimentalist.
  • As the result of his steadiness of aim and patient sagacity, at the end of his reign the Crown was victorious over the feudal nobility and the royal domain extended to the frontiers along with royal authority.
  • It required little sagacity to identify it with the street mentioned by Pausanias as leading from the agora towards Lechaeum.

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