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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
adjective Sa*ga"cious
  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.]
    synonyms: See Shrewd.

Etymology: L. sagax sagacis, akin to sagire to perceive quickly or keenly, and probably to E. seek. See Seek, and cf. Presage

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  1. Skillful in statecraft or management ("an astute and sagacious statesman")
  2. Acutely insightful and wise ("observant and thoughtful, he was given to asking sagacious questions")

Fun Facts about the name Sagacious

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Past life for Sagacious born Mar 29, 1954

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of USA North-Central approximately on 775. Your profession was map maker, astrologer, and astronomer.

You had an artistic personality, always transforming ugly into beauty, gray into bright colors. You would find an opportunity of creative self-expression in any situation. Your main lesson in present - to develop magnanimity and feeling of brotherhood. Try to become less adhered to material property and learn to have only as many, as you may give back.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).