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1. wisdom

noun. ['ˈwɪzdəm'] accumulated knowledge or erudition or enlightenment.

Synonyms

  • reconditeness
  • profundity
  • mental object
  • abstrusity
  • cognitive content
  • abstruseness
  • profoundness

Antonyms

  • discipline
  • irresoluteness
  • inactiveness
  • inattentiveness

Etymology

  • wisdom (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wisdom (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Example sentences of the word wisdom


1. Noun, singular or mass
She’ll use her wisdom to ensure the herd never wanders far from water.

Quotes containing the word wisdom


1. Outside of the cross of Jesus Christ, there is no hope in this world. That cross and resurrection at the core of the Gospel is the only hope for humanity. Wherever you go, ask God for wisdom on how to get that Gospel in, even in the toughest situations of life.
- Ravi Zacharias

2. Just as treasures are uncovered from the earth, so virtue appears from good deeds, and wisdom appears from a pure and peaceful mind. To walk safely through the maze of human life, one needs the light of wisdom and the guidance of virtue.
- Buddha

3. Grief can be the garden of compassion. If you keep your heart open through everything, your pain can become your greatest ally in your life's search for love and wisdom.
- Rumi

2. wisdom

noun. ['ˈwɪzdəm'] the trait of utilizing knowledge and experience with common sense and insight.

Synonyms

  • wiseness
  • diplomacy
  • discernment
  • knowledgeableness
  • knowledgeability
  • sagacity
  • statesmanship
  • statecraft
  • discretion
  • judiciousness
  • sagaciousness
  • trait

Antonyms

  • finish
  • tactlessness
  • judiciousness
  • injudiciousness

Etymology

  • wisdom (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wisdom (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. wisdom

noun. ['ˈwɪzdəm'] ability to apply knowledge or experience or understanding or common sense and insight.

Synonyms

  • sapience
  • judgement
  • discernment
  • deepness
  • profundity
  • sagacity
  • depth
  • astuteness
  • sagaciousness
  • know-how
  • profoundness

Antonyms

  • tasteless
  • imprudence
  • powerlessness
  • attentiveness

Etymology

  • wisdom (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wisdom (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. wisdom

noun. ['ˈwɪzdəm'] the quality of being prudent and sensible.

Synonyms

  • good
  • reasonableness
  • advisability
  • goodness
  • soundness

Antonyms

  • bad
  • unsoundness
  • inadvisability
  • incomprehension

Etymology

  • wisdom (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • wisdom (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. Wisdom

noun. an Apocryphal book consisting mainly of a meditation on wisdom; although ascribed to Solomon it was probably written in the first century BC.

Synonyms

  • wisdom book
  • Wisdom of Solomon
  • wisdom literature
  • sapiential book
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