HyperDic: perspicacity

English > 2 senses of the word perspicacity:
NOUNcognitionperspicacity, shrewdness, astuteness, perspicaciousnessintelligence manifested by being astute (as in business dealings)
attributeperspicacity, judgment, judgement, sound judgment, sound judgementthe capacity to assess situations or circumstances shrewdly and to draw sound / sound conclusions
English > perspicacity: 2 senses > noun 1, cognition
Meaningintelligence manifested by being astute (as in business dealings).
Synonymsshrewdness, astuteness, perspicaciousness
Categorycommercial enterprise, business enterprise, businessThe activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects
Narrowercraft, craftiness, cunning, foxiness, guile, slyness, wilinessshrewdness as demonstrated by being skilled in deception
insightfulness, acumenshrewdness shown by keen insight
knowingnessshrewdness demonstrated by knowledge
street smartsA shrewd ability to survive in a dangerous urban environment
BroaderintelligenceThe ability to comprehend
Spanishastucia, perspicacia, sagacidad
Catalanastúcia, perspicàcia, perspicacitat, sagacitat
Adjectivesperspicaciousacutely insightful and wise
English > perspicacity: 2 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningThe capacity to assess situations or circumstances shrewdly and to draw sound / sound conclusions.
Synonymsjudgment, judgement, sound judgment, sound judgement
Narrowerobjectivity, objectivenessJudgment based on observable phenomena and uninfluenced by emotions or personal prejudices
subjectivity, subjectivenessJudgment based on individual personal impressions and feelings and opinions rather than external facts
BroadertraitA distinguishing feature of your personal nature
Spanishcriterio, discernimiento, juicio
Catalancriteri, discerniment, judici

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