Wisdom Synonyms and Antonyms

wĭz'dəm

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Synonyms for Wisdom

The ability to respond quickly and effectively to a new situation; use of the faculty of reason in solving problems, directing conduct, etc.
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Familiarity, awareness, or understanding gained through experience or study:
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The power or ability to think, learn, judge, etc.; intelligence; sense
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Good sense
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The basis or motive for an action, decision, or conviction:
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Good sense
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The quality of being astute.
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Discernment is defined as the ability to notice the fine-point details, the ability to judge something well or the ability to understand and comprehend something.
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All the facts and traditions about a particular subject that have been accumulated over time through education or experience.
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The property of being sapient, the property of possessing or being able to possess wisdom.
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An intuitive or acquired perception or ability to estimate:
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Plural form of brain
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Acquired knowledge or skill; esp., much knowledge in a special field
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A philosophical movement of the 1700s that emphasized the use of reason to scrutinize previously accepted doctrines and traditions and that brought about many humanitarian reforms. Used with the.
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The quality or an instance of being sagacious; penetrating intelligence and sound judgment
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Good sense
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Having great wisdom and discernment.
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An invented collective name for a group of apes.
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The ability to deal with embarrassing situations carefully and without doing or saying anything that will annoy or upset other people; careful consideration in dealing with others to avoid giving offense; the ability to say the right thing.
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Having keen judgment or understanding; acutely perceptive
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The quality or condition of being sane; soundness of mind.
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(Idiomatic) Common sense, especially with a connotation of folk wisdom independent from, and trumping, formal education.
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The definition of erudite is someone who has wide range of knowledge and is well-read.
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The human faculty or power to mentally grasp or understand clearly.
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Sound judgment not based on specialized knowledge.
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Profundity is defined as intellectual or emotional depth, or to an idea that shows great intellectual depth.
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The state of being sagacious; an acuteness of perception or discernment.
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Courage and initiative; enterprise and boldness
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A person or agency answering questions as a service to others
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Of or characteristic of Orpheus or the mystic doctrines and rites in worship of Dionysus ascribed to him
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The state, quality, or measure of being wise; wisdom.
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(Uncountable) The state or quality of being sound.
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The ability to come to opinions about things; power of comparing and deciding; understanding; good sense
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The knowledge thus gathered.
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A female given name, one of the Puritan virtue names.
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Relating to, or in the manner of, an apothegm; sententious; pithy.
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Obscure; enigmatic
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The state of being careful.
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The definition of a caution is a warning, or is the act of expressing care because of potential risk or danger.
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(Marketing) Knowledge (usually derived from consumer understanding) that a company applies in order to make a product or brand perform better and be more appealing to customers
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Good sense
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The definition of discerning is showing good judgment or good taste.
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Fair, under widely held moral principles, often embodied in court precedents; or referring to a remedy available in a court of equity.
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The definition of judicious is having good judgment.
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(Archaic) Sagacious in promoting a policy; ingenious in devising and advancing a system of management; devoted to a scheme or system rather than to a principle; hence, in a good sense, wise; prudent; sagacious
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The definition of profound is being deep, having intellectual depth or being intensely felt.
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Complete detail; thoroughness:
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Of, relating to, or characteristic of sophists.
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The difference in magnitude between opposing forces or influences.
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Practical understanding or shrewdness:
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The definition of attainment is an act of achieving or getting something or something that is achieved or acquired.
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Characterized by acumen; keen.
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Of, relating to, or containing aphorisms, maxims or epigrams; gnomic
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Circumspect is defined as cautious and unwilling to take risks.
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Discrimination is defined as distinguishing differences between things or treating someone as inferior based on their race, sex, national origin, age or other characteristics.
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The ability or action of imagining or anticipating what might happen in the future.
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(An) inborn tendency to behave in a way characteristic of a species; natural, unlearned, predictable response to stimuli
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The property of being sage.
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Aware; fully informed; having understanding
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(Now Rare) A suspension of activity in a condition of balance
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(Roman Catholic Church) A vow committing a Benedictine monk to one monastery for life.
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The characteristic of being hardheaded.
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Learning acquired by reading and study; scholarship
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Respectful of privacy or secrecy; quiet; diplomatic.
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Having a discerning judgment or taste
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The definition of sagacious is someone with sound judgment.
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The definition of acumen is the ability to quickly and accurately understand and deal with a situation or choice.
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Discretion is defined as the right of someone to make choices or the quality of someone who is careful about what they do or say.
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Quality or state of being rational; agreement with reason; possession of reason; due exercise of reason; reasonableness.
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Deep, thorough, or mature understanding
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Subtlety is defined as having indirect or small distinctions.
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A particular book of the Old Testament.
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Antonyms for Wisdom

A structure, such as a pavilion in a garden, that is chiefly decorative rather than practical in purpose.
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Unawareness (of)
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An irrational idea, expression, or act.
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(Countable) An act that is stupid.
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