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Sagacity vs. Sagacious — What's the Difference?

Sagacity vs. Sagacious — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Sagacity and Sagacious

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Sagacity

The quality of being discerning, sound in judgment, and farsighted; wisdom.
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Sagacious

Having or showing keen discernment, sound judgment, and farsightedness.
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Sagacity

The quality of being sage, wise, or able to make good decisions; the quality of being perceptive, astute or insightful.
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Sagacious

Having or showing keen discernment, sound judgment, and farsightedness; mentally shrewd.
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Sagacity

(obsolete) Keen sense of smell.
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Sagacious

Of quick sense perceptions; keen-scented; skilled in following a trail.
Sagacious of his quarry from so far.
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Sagacity

The quality of being sagacious; quickness or acuteness of sense perceptions; keenness of discernment or penetration with soundness of judgment; shrewdness.
Some [brutes] show that nice sagacity of smell.
Natural sagacity improved by generous education.
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Sagacious

Hence, of quick intellectual perceptions; of keen penetration and judgment; discerning and judicious; knowing; far-sighted; shrewd; sage; wise; as, a sagacious man; a sagacious remark.
Instinct . . . makes them, many times, sagacious above our apprehension.
Only sagacious heads light on these observations, and reduce them into general propositions.
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Sagacity

Ability to make good judgments
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Sagacious

Acutely insightful and wise;
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
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Sagacity

The trait of forming opinions by distinguishing and evaluating
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Sagacious

Skillful in statecraft or management;
An astute and sagacious statesman
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