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Origin of sapient
OTHER WORDS FROM sapientsa·pi·ence, sa·pi·en·cy, nounsa·pi·ent·ly, adverbun·sa·pi·ent, adjectiveun·sa·pi·ent·ly, adverb
Words nearby sapient
Example sentences from the Web for sapient
Some affirm that he wrote to please royalty, but if so why did he not condemn the custom to appease the wrath of a sapient king.
Therefore why be sapient and solemn about it, like an editorial in a newspaper?The Tragic Muse|Henry James
One sapient editor said that the pearls in the mussels in Salmon and Connecticut Rivers caused the disturbance.Myths And Legends Of Our Own Land, Complete|Charles M. Skinner
As this sapient precept dropped oracularly from his lips, a word at a time, his figure faded and turned pale.The Man-Wolf and Other Tales|Emile Erckmann and Alexandre Chatrian
You are really inimitable, you stern guardians of morals and most sapient defenders of the immaculateness of the State!Quintus Claudius, Volume 2 of 2|Ernst Eckstein