Definitions for: Perspicacity

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

Webster (1913) Definition: Per`spi*cac"i*ty, n. [L. perspicacitas: cf. F.
perspicacit['e]. See Perspicacious.]
The state of being perspicacious; acuteness of sight or of
intelligence; acute discernment. --Sir T. Browne.

Synonyms: astuteness, judgement, judgment, perspicaciousness, shrewdness, sound judgement, sound judgment

See Also: acumen, craft, craftiness, cunning, foxiness, guile, insightfulness, intelligence, knowingness, objectiveness, objectivity, slyness, street smarts, subjectiveness, subjectivity, trait, wiliness

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