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Definition wise — especially through long experience and thoughtfulness
  • She is a smart and sagacious statesman.
sagacious = wise
  • She's been making sagacious business decisions for more than 30 years.
  • sagacious = wise
  • Hearing her sagacious questions, I realized she has a keen mind and an understanding of political ramifications.
  • sagacious = wise
  • he was sensible and sagacious
    Benjamin Franklin  --  The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
  • sagacious = wise
  • But if these suspicions were really his, he sagaciously refrained from verbally expressing them,
    Herman Melville  --  Moby Dick
  • sagaciously = wisely
  • All at once his deep-set eye assumed so sagacious and penetrating an expression, that Gringoire felt himself, so to speak, searched to the bottom of the soul by that glance.
    Victor Hugo  --  The Hunchback of Notre Dame
  • sagacious = wise
  • Besides, I found that my understanding improved so much with every day's experience that I was unwilling to commence this undertaking until a few more months should have added to my sagacity.
    Mary Shelley  --  Frankenstein
  • sagacity = wisdom
  • Between these four ways, a less sagacious man would have remained undecided.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • sagacious = wise
  • He could not come among us without betraying his sympathy for us, and, stupid as we were, we had the sagacity to see it.
    Frederick Douglass  --  The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
  • sagacity = wisdom
  • ...he will direct a cool judgment sagacious and sound.
    Herman Melville  --  Billy Budd
  • sagacious = wise
  • If your sagacity, knowledge, and experience, could put me on the right track, I might be able to do so much; unenlightened and undirected, I can do so little.
    Charles Dickens  --  A Tale of Two Cities
  • sagacity = wisdom — especially through long experience and thoughtfulness
  • 'Ah, yes, now I understand,' Luigi said sagaciously.
    Joseph Heller  --  Catch-22
  • sagaciously = wisely
  • Morcerf asked leave to retire; he had to collect the documents he had long been preparing against this storm, which his sagacity had foreseen.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • sagacity = wisdom
  • For all his sagacity, for all his caution and astuteness, the old judge had gone the way of the rest.
    Agatha Christie  --  And Then There Were None
  • sagacity = wisdom
  • the other was wholly dependent on the sagacity and intelligence of the seniors of the party.
    James Fenimore Cooper  --  The Last of the Mohicans
  • sagacity = wisdom
  • This landlord had the character, among all his neighbors, of being a very sagacious fellow.
    Henry Fielding  --  Tom Jones
  • sagacious = wise
  • showing him sagacious in foreseeing the wiles of the enemy
    Miguel de Cervantes  --  Don Quixote
  • sagacious = wise
  • Many attributed Judson's ascension through party ranks in part to his smooth political sagacity and in part to Prudence Crandall.
    Alexs Pate  --  Amistad
  • sagacity = wisdom
  • The town was small, but the corn and hay-trade was proportionately large, and with his native sagacity he saw opportunity for a share of it.
    Thomas Hardy  --  The Mayor of Casterbridge
  • sagacity = wisdom
  • His actions had been sagacious things.
    Stephen Crane  --  The Red Badge of Courage
sagacious = wise

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