1. Having the power of seeing clearly; quick-sighted; sharp of sight.
2. Fig.: Of acute discernment; keen.
-- Per*spi*ca*cious*ly, adv. -- Per*spi*ca*cious*ness, n.
adj 1: 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" [syn: sagacious, sapient]
2: mentally acute or penetratingly discerning; "too clear-eyed
not to see what problems would follow"; "chaos could be
prevented only by clear-sighted leadership"; "much too
perspicacious to be taken in by so spurious an argument"
[syn: clear-eyed, clear-sighted]