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sapience

[ sey-pee-uhns ]
/ ˈseɪ pi əns /
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noun
great wisdom or sound judgment:He did much to inculcate the image of a good prince, demonstrating his sapience at Oxford and doing justice with rigor and compassion.
the capacity to be self-aware:Language existed long before there was writing, emerging most likely at the same time as sapience, abstract thought, and the genus Homo.
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