Monday, January 16, 2012
perspicacious adjective [pur-spi-KEY-shuhs] Having keen mental perception and understanding; discerning.
Definitions for perspicacious
- Having keen mental perception and understanding; discerning.
- Archaic. Having keen vision.
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Citations for perspicacious
You are perspicacious, know the ways of the world, and are more tactful than most men of your age.
More perspicacious neighbors, the Paulsens among them, suspected that Joey also enjoyed being the smartest person in the house.
Origin of perspicacious
Perspicacious is derived from the Late Latin word perspicācitās meaning "sharpness of sight."