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Definition of "sagacious" [sa•ga•cious]

  • Having or showing keen discernment, sound judgment, and farsightedness. See Synonyms at shrewd. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "sagacious" in a sentence
  • "All the more perhaps for that, she was born sagacious, which is"
  • "Wise business management, and more particularly what is spoken of as safe and sane business management, therefore, reduces itself in the main to a sagacious use of sabotage; that is to say a sagacious limitation of productive processes to something less than the productive capacity of the means in hand."
  • "He was a man of large wealth, and well known as a sagacious financier."