He was deficient in sound judgment, or what is sometimes called "horse sense."
If you'd horse sense you wouldn't have said what you handed me just now.
And not believe there's something more in these matters than "horse sense" will account for.
Maybe he was right enough, if the feller getting off had got any horse sense.
"There is a streak of horse sense in the Wimbourne blood that has been the saving of all of us," she said.
But horse sense made me pass it by and stay on my own home diamond.
Brownie may have known what it was for, because he had a great deal of horse sense, but if he knew he did not tell.
The law of compensation itself is the quintessence of horse sense.
Their hostler candidate might have had horse sense to burn, but he hadn't read law.
Trust Rob, Tubby; give him credit for horse sense, won't you?
Good sense and shrewdness: horse sense needed before taking on something like that (1832+)