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Meaning of SAPIENT

Pronunciation:  'seypeeunt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  acutely insightful and wise; "much too perspicacious to be taken in by such a spurious argument"; "observant and thoughtful, he was given to asking sagacious questions"; "a source of valuable insights and sapient advice to educators"
 

SAPIENT is a 7 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: perspicacious, sagacious, wise
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Sa"pi*ent\, a. [L. sapiens, -entis, p. pr. of sapere to
taste, to have sense, to know. See {Sage}, a.]
Wise; sage; discerning; -- often in irony or contempt.

      Where the sapient king Held dalliance with his fair
      Egyptian spouse.                         --Milton.

Syn: Sage; sagacious; knowing; wise; discerning.

 

 

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