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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sa·ga·cious a.
 1. Of quick sense perceptions; keen-scented; skilled in following a trail.
    Sagacious of his quarry from so far.   --Milton.
 2. Hence, of quick intellectual perceptions; of keen penetration and judgment; discerning and judicious; knowing; far-sighted; shrewd; sage; wise; as, a sagacious man; a sagacious remark.
    Instinct . . . makes them, many times, sagacious above our apprehension.   --Dr. H. More.
    Only sagacious heads light on these observations, and reduce them into general propositions.   --Locke.
 Syn: -- See Shrewd.
 -- Sa*ga*cious*ly, adv. -- Sa*ga*cious*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: ability to make good judgments [syn: sagacity, judgment,
            judgement, discernment]
      2: the trait of forming opinions by distinguishing and
         evaluating [syn: judiciousness, sagacity]