Definition of Wisdom

1. Noun. Accumulated knowledge or erudition or enlightenment.




2. Noun. The trait of utilizing knowledge and experience with common sense and insight.
Exact synonyms: Wiseness
Generic synonyms: Trait
Specialized synonyms: Judiciousness, Sagaciousness, Sagacity, Initiation, Knowledgeability, Knowledgeableness, Diplomacy, Statecraft, Statesmanship, Discernment, Discretion
Antonyms: Folly
Derivative terms: Wise

3. Noun. Ability to apply knowledge or experience or understanding or common sense and insight.
Exact synonyms: Sapience
Specialized synonyms: Astuteness, Deepness, Depth, Profoundness, Profundity, Discernment, Judgement, Judgment, Sagaciousness, Sagacity
Generic synonyms: Know-how
Derivative terms: Sapient

4. Noun. The quality of being prudent and sensible.
Exact synonyms: Soundness, Wiseness
Generic synonyms: Good, Goodness
Specialized synonyms: Advisability, Reasonableness
Derivative terms: Sound, Sound, Wise
Antonyms: Unsoundness

5. Noun. An Apocryphal book consisting mainly of a meditation on wisdom; although ascribed to Solomon it was probably written in the first century BC.
Exact synonyms: Wisdom Of Solomon
Generic synonyms: Book
Group relationships: Apocrypha, Sapiential Book, Wisdom Book, Wisdom Literature

Definition of Wisdom

1. n. The quality of being wise; knowledge, and the capacity to make due use of it; knowledge of the best ends and the best means; discernment and judgment; discretion; sagacity; skill; dexterity.

2. n. The quality of being wise; knowledge, and the capacity to make due use of it; knowledge of the best ends and the best means; discernment and judgment; discretion; sagacity; skill; dexterity.

Definition of Wisdom

1. Proper noun. (biblical) The Wisdom of Solomon,a book of the Old Testament and the Hebrew Tanakh. ¹

2. Noun. An element of personal character that enables one to distinguish the wise from the unwise. ¹

3. Noun. A piece of wise advice. ¹

4. Noun. The discretionary use of knowledge for the greatest good. ¹

5. Noun. The ability to apply relevant knowledge in an insightful way, especially to different situations from that in which the knowledge was gained. ¹

6. Noun. The ability to make a decision based on the combination of knowledge, experience, and intuitive understanding. ¹

7. Noun. (theology) The ability to know and apply spiritual truths. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Wisdom

1. the power of true and right discernment [n -S]

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