(redirected from Sapiance)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Legal.
Related to Sapiance: sapience


Having great wisdom and discernment.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin sapiēns, sapient-, present participle of sapere, to taste, be wise; see sep- in Indo-European roots.]

sa′pi·ence n.
sa′pi·ent′ial (-ĕn′chəl) adj.
sa′pi·ent·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sapience - ability to apply knowledge or experience or understanding or common sense and insight
deepness, astuteness, profoundness, profundity, depth - the intellectual ability to penetrate deeply into ideas
sagaciousness, sagacity, discernment, judgement, judgment - the mental ability to understand and discriminate between relations
know-how - the (technical) knowledge and skill required to do something


Deep, thorough, or mature understanding: