- lack of wisdom; foolishness.
Origin of insipience
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In other words it is the negative quality of passiveness either in recoverable latency or insipient latescence.What Is Man? And Other Stories
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- archaic lack of wisdom
Word Origin for insipience
early 15c., "lack of wisdom, foolishness," from Old French insipience, from Latin insipientia "folly," from insipientem (see insipient).