Definition of sagacity:
percipiency, perspicacity, cleverness, ability, judgement, judgment, taste, discretion, judicial decision, wit, sense, eye, savvy, insight, nose, wisdom, judging, profundity, wise, careful, sharpness, astuteness, assessment, sageness, legal opinion, keenness, penetration, percipience, understanding, apprehension, wisdom, clear-sightedness, discrimination, sagaciousness, judiciousness, shrewdness, sound judgment, sound judgement, acumen, perceptiveness, acuteness, mind, discernment, sapience, appreciation, opinion.
Iris felt very sorry for it, and would willingly have helped it to hide itself from Moore if she could; but it was impossible to convey this sympathy to its mind, and in the end it conducted its own affairs with great sagacity, and completely baffled the enemy.- "A Pair of Clogs", Amy Walton.
- "The Problem of China", Bertrand Russell.
He spoke at a dinner given to City Tax Commissioner Mr. Charles Putzel; and when he was introduced there as the man who had said, " When in doubt tell the truth," he replied that he had invented that maxim for others, but that when in doubt himself, he used more sagacity.- "Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens", Albert Bigelow Paine Last Updated: February 20, 2009.