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Definition 1: skillful in statecraft or management - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where sagacious or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • an astute and sagacious statesman

(sagacious is similar to ...) marked by artful prudence, expedience, and shrewdness

"it is neither polite nor politic to get into other people's quarrels" "a politic decision" "a politic manager" "a politic old scoundrel" "a shrewd and politic reply"

Definition 2: acutely insightful and wise - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where sagacious or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • much too perspicacious to be taken in by such a spurious argument
  • observant and thoughtful, he was given to asking sagacious questions
  • a source of valuable insights and sapient advice to educators

Synonyms for sagacious in the sense of this definition

(sagacious is similar to ...) having or prompted by wisdom or discernment

"a wise leader" "a wise and perceptive comment"

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