The ability to respond quickly and effectively to a new situation; use of the faculty of reason in solving problems, directing conduct, etc.
Method or manner of doing; way:
Familiarity, awareness, or understanding gained through experience or study:
The power or ability to think, learn, judge, etc.; intelligence; sense
The basis or motive for an action, decision, or conviction:
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.
An intuitive or acquired perception or ability to estimate:
Acquired knowledge or skill; esp., much knowledge in a special field
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.
The quality or an instance of being sagacious; penetrating intelligence and sound judgment
Having great wisdom and discernment.
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.
A structure, such as a pavilion in a garden, that is chiefly decorative rather than practical in purpose.
The quality or condition of being sane; soundness of mind.
Sound judgment not based on specialized knowledge.
Of or characteristic of Orpheus or the mystic doctrines and rites in worship of Dionysus ascribed to him
Profundity is defined as intellectual or emotional depth, or to an idea that shows great intellectual depth.
Courage and initiative; enterprise and boldness
A person or agency answering questions as a service to others
The ability to come to opinions about things; power of comparing and deciding; understanding; good sense
Skill, expertness, or talent
The definition of erudite is someone who has wide range of knowledge and is well-read.
Having keen judgment or understanding; acutely perceptive
The knowledge thus gathered.
The definition of a caution is a warning, or is the act of expressing care because of potential risk or danger.
An irrational idea, expression, or act.
The definition of discerning is showing good judgment or good taste.
The definition of judicious is having good judgment.
(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
The definition of profound is being deep, having intellectual depth or being intensely felt.
Complete detail; thoroughness:
A clear understanding of the inner nature of some specific thing
(Countable) An act that is stupid.
Of, relating to, or characteristic of sophists.
The difference in magnitude between opposing forces or influences.
Practical understanding or shrewdness:
The definition of attainment is an act of achieving or getting something or something that is achieved or acquired.
Circumspect is defined as cautious and unwilling to take risks.
Fair, under widely held moral principles, often embodied in court precedents; or referring to a remedy available in a court of equity.
Discrimination is defined as distinguishing differences between things or treating someone as inferior based on their race, sex, national origin, age or other characteristics.
The ability or action of imagining or anticipating what might happen in the future.
(Now Rare) A suspension of activity in a condition of balance
(Roman Catholic Church) A vow committing a Benedictine monk to one monastery for life.
Learning acquired by reading and study; scholarship
The definition of sagacious is someone with sound judgment.
The definition of acumen is the ability to quickly and accurately understand and deal with a situation or choice.
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.
(An) inborn tendency to behave in a way characteristic of a species; natural, unlearned, predictable response to stimuli
Deep, thorough, or mature understanding
Subtlety is defined as having indirect or small distinctions.
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