Definition of


  1. (adj, all) skillful in statecraft or management
  2. (adj, all) acutely insightful and wise
    observant and thoughtful, he was given to asking sagacious questions
    a source of valuable insights and sapient advice to educators

via WordNet, Princeton University

Synonyms of Sagacious

perspicacious, sapient

Alternate forms of Sagacious

Derivations: sagaciousness, sagacity

Origin of the word Sagacious

  1. c.1600, from L. sagacem (nom. sagax); see sagacity. Related: Sagaciously. more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

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