wisdom: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (wiz'dum), [key]
— n.
  1. the quality or state of being wise; knowledge of what is true or right coupled with just judgment as to action; sagacity, discernment, or insight.
  2. scholarly knowledge or learning: the wisdom of the schools.
  3. wise sayings or teachings; precepts.
  4. a wise act or saying.
  5. (cap.)See
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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