Miss Martineau also made up her mind to forgive these naughty girls, and to give them the benefit of her most sapient counsel.
Then the group of women at the gate separated with many a sapient comment.
Dreams are, as a general thing, save in rare instances, sneered at by the wise ones of this sapient age.
And the skipper gave his head a sapient nod, while the doctor shook his.
But a sapient reader made all the people swim across without using the boat at all!
“No doubt,” said Fritz, laughing at this sapient declaration.
Many of the sapient censors of my work objected most strenuously to the disguising of my known methods and a loss of personality.
I think I see them at their work—these sapient trouble-tombs.
This has an impartial air and a sapient sound, but it is gross folly and injustice.
And what new instance of his immaculateness has induced this sapient belief?
"wise," late 15c. (early 15c. as a surname), from Old French sapient, from Latin sapientem (nominative sapiens), present participle of sapere "to taste, have taste, be wise," from PIE root *sep- "to taste, perceive" (cf. Old Saxon an-sebban "to perceive, remark," Old High German antseffen, Old English sefa "mind, understanding, insight").