The temple contains nothing but a large round mirror of polished metal,—symbol of purity and perspicacity.
I am not in the least disconcerted by this display of perspicacity.
The dear woman had known nothing of the kind and her perspicacity amazed her.
He stopped there with such an air of triumph and perspicacity that I was angry with him.
His transplantings of perspicacity were not yet sufficiently acclimated to bloom out of season.
I looked at her, finding no words to express my astonishment at this perspicacity.
The man gazed at her, and this time his astonishment at her perspicacity was very evident for a moment.
Stenovics chuckled in apparent satisfaction at his own perspicacity.
His intimate acquaintance with the principles of art should not be detrimental to his perspicacity as a critic.
Being a woman of some perspicacity, she did not really need to inspect the postmarks.
1540s, from Middle French perspicacité (15c.) and directly from Late Latin perspicacitas "sharp-sightedness, discernment," from Latin perspicax "sharp-sighted, having the power of seeing through," from perspicere "look through, look closely at" (see perspective).