perspicacity perspicacity

Definition(s):

  1. (n) intelligence manifested by being astute (as in business dealings)
  2. (n) the capacity to assess situations or circumstances shrewdly and to draw sound conclusions

Usage(s):

  1. That would take a perspicacity most politicians lack.
  2. But when the banker thinks of Indiana he thinks of Evans Woollen, a banker whose fortune is moderate, whose perspicacity unsurpassed.
  3. Today, seekers of divorce study the marriage laws with equal perspicacity and success.

News

  • Bruins vs. Blackhawks: Stanley Cup final set up to be a thriller

    Surely, when the National Hockey League releases its commemorative Stanley Cup champions 2013 video, the winner of the series that begins Wednesday in Chicago will be crowned a "team of destiny" though the perspicacity of hindsight.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: Christian Science Monitor via Yahoo! News

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Quotes

  • ...Kyl praised Gregg, a former New Hampshire governor who is the senior Republican on the Senate budget committee, as a "phenomenal" senator whose selection showed "a great deal of perspicacity" by Obama.
    on Jan 30, 2009 By: Jon Kyl Source: AFP

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