Definition of sapient in English:
1 formal Wise, or attempting to appear wise.
- At the very far end of the rostrum one could just discern a tribunal of sapient figures seated around a table.
- This may sound extremely unfair to our esteemed police force, to the hardworking prosecutors at the Attorney General's Office and the sapient judges who preside over our courts.
- One thing though, I'd never before so personally perceived nature's absolute mastery at using the unwitting collaboration of its sapient members to mimic its fungal elements.
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- Example sentences
- With much sapience, he ruled that the categorical imperative of the situation was that charity begins at home and the guilty party must pay for his own beer that evening.
- As much experience is prudence, so is much science sapience.
- Of course, this suggestion will seem absurd if we are still tempted to assimilate sapience to sentience, thus to think of sensations as the objects of ‘immediate’ knowledge.
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