Synonyms for gumption

Synonyms for (noun) gumption

Synonyms: gumption, guts, grit, sand, moxie, backbone

Definition: fortitude and determination

Usage: he didn't have the guts to try it

Similar words: fortitude

Definition: strength of mind that enables one to endure adversity with courage


Synonyms: sense, good sense, horse sense, gumption, mother wit, common sense

Definition: sound practical judgment

Usage: Common sense is not so common; he hasn't got the sense God gave little green apples; fortunately she had the good sense to run away

Similar words: discernment, sagaciousness, sagacity, judgement, judgment

Definition: the mental ability to understand and discriminate between relations