[ in-sip-ee-uhns ]
/ ɪnˈsɪp i əns /
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lack of wisdom; foolishness.
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Origin of insipience
OTHER WORDS FROM insipiencein·sip·i·ent, adjectivein·sip·i·ent·ly, adverb
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How to use insipience in a sentence
Their anfractuousness, their insipience, and their turpitude, are no longer amphibological.
British Dictionary definitions for insipience
/ (ɪnˈsɪpɪəns) /
archaic lack of wisdom
Derived forms of insipienceinsipient, adjectiveinsipiently, adverb
Word Origin for insipience
C15: from Latin insipientia, from in- 1 + sapientia wisdom; see sapient
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