Definition of sagacious in English:

sagacious

Line breaks: sa|ga¦cious
Pronunciation: /səˈgeɪʃəs
 
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adjective

Derivatives

sagaciously

adverb
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  • The budding politico sagaciously put his arm around Ashalea and explained that the Berlin Wall ran down the middle of a ‘communist country’ known as Berlin.
  • I'm suddenly reminded of the doctor's warning broadcast on TV the night before: promiscuous adults and teenagers alike, he sagaciously advised, should use condoms to prevent the spread of AIDS.
  • He didn't seem to pick up on my sarcasm, because he just nodded sagaciously and replied, ‘That they are.’

Origin

early 17th century: from Latin sagax, sagac- 'wise' + -ious.

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