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PERSPICACIOUS

 Dictionary entry overview: What does perspicacious mean? 

PERSPICACIOUS (adjective)
  The adjective PERSPICACIOUS has 2 senses:

1. acutely insightful and wise
2. mentally acute or penetratingly discerning

  Familiarity information: PERSPICACIOUS used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PERSPICACIOUS (adjective)


Sense 1perspicacious [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Acutely insightful and wise

Synonyms:

perspicacious; sagacious; sapient

Context examples:

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

Similar:

wise (having or prompted by wisdom or discernment)


Sense 2perspicacious [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Mentally acute or penetratingly discerning

Synonyms:

clear-eyed; clear-sighted; perspicacious

Context examples:

too clear-eyed not to see what problems would follow / chaos could be prevented only by clear-sighted leadership / much too perspicacious to be taken in by so spurious an argument

Similar:

discerning (having or revealing keen insight and good judgment)


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