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wis·dom
/ˈwizdəm/
noun
noun: wisdom
  1. the quality of having experience, knowledge, and good judgment; the quality of being wise.
    "listen to his words of wisdom"
    Similar:
    sagacity
    sageness
    intelligence
    understanding
    insight
    perception
    perceptiveness
    percipience
    penetration
    perspicuity
    acuity
    discernment
    sense
    good sense
    common sense
    shrewdness
    astuteness
    acumen
    smartness
    judiciousness
    judgment
    foresight
    clear-sightedness
    prudence
    circumspection
    logic
    rationale
    rationality
    soundness
    saneness
    advisability
    sharpness
    savvy
    smarts
    sapience
    arguteness
    Opposite:
    stupidity
    folly
    • the soundness of an action or decision with regard to the application of experience, knowledge, and good judgment.
      "some questioned the wisdom of building the dam so close to an active volcano"
      Similar:
      sagacity
      sageness
      intelligence
      understanding
      insight
      perception
      perceptiveness
      percipience
      penetration
      perspicuity
      acuity
      discernment
      sense
      good sense
      common sense
      shrewdness
      astuteness
      acumen
      smartness
      judiciousness
      judgment
      foresight
      clear-sightedness
      prudence
      circumspection
      logic
      rationale
      rationality
      soundness
      saneness
      advisability
      sharpness
      savvy
      smarts
      sapience
      arguteness
      Opposite:
      stupidity
      folly
    • the body of knowledge and principles that develops within a specified society or period.
      plural noun: wisdoms
      "the traditional farming wisdom of India"
      Similar:
      knowledge
      learning
      erudition
      scholarship
      philosophy
      lore
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