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

 sa·pi·ent /ˈsepiənt, ˈsæ-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sa·pi·ent 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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      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" [syn: perspicacious, sagacious]