un-sagacious

sagacious

[suh-gey-shuhs]
adjective
1.
having or showing acute mental discernment and keen practical sense; shrewd: a sagacious lawyer.
2.
Obsolete. keen of scent.

Origin:
1600–10; sagaci(ty) + -ous

sagaciously, adverb
sagaciousness, noun
quasi-sagacious, adjective
quasi-sagaciously, adverb
supersagacious, adjective
supersagaciously, adverb
supersagaciousness, noun
unsagacious, adjective
unsagaciously, adverb
unsagaciousness, noun


1. wise, sage, discerning, clever, intelligent, judicious, acute, sharp, keen, perspicacious.


1. unwise.
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sagacious (səˈɡeɪʃəs)
 
adj
1.  having or showing sagacity; wise
2.  obsolete (of hounds) having an acute sense of smell
 
[C17: from Latin sagāx, from sāgīre to be astute]
 
sa'gaciously
 
adv
 
sa'gaciousness
 
n

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sagacious
c.1600, from L. sagacem (nom. sagax); see sagacity. Related: Sagaciously.
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