Synonyms for perspicacious

Synonyms for (adjective) perspicacious

Synonyms: clear-eyed, clear-sighted, perspicacious

Definition: mentally acute or penetratingly discerning

Usage: too clear-eyed not to see what problems would follow; chaos could be prevented only by clear-sighted leadership; much too perspicacious to be taken in by so spurious an argument

Similar words: discerning

Definition: having or revealing keen insight and good judgment

Usage: a discerning critic; a discerning reader


Synonyms: perspicacious, sagacious, sapient

Definition: acutely insightful and wise

Usage: much too perspicacious to be taken in by such a spurious argument; observant and thoughtful, he was given to asking sagacious questions; a source of valuable insights and sapient advice to educators

Similar words: wise

Definition: having or prompted by wisdom or discernment

Usage: a wise leader; a wise and perceptive comment