sapiential

[sey-pee-en-shuh l]
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adjective

containing, exhibiting, or affording wisdom; characterized by wisdom.

Nearby words

  1. saphenous vein,
  2. sapid,
  3. sapience,
  4. sapiens,
  5. sapient,
  6. sapiently,
  7. sapindaceous,
  8. sapiosexual,
  9. sapir,
  10. sapir, edward

Origin of sapiential

1475–85; < Late Latin sapientiālis, equivalent to sapienti(a) wisdom (see sapient, -ia) + -ālis -al1

Related formssa·pi·en·tial·ly, adverbun·sa·pi·en·tial, adjectiveun·sa·pi·en·tial·ly, adverb

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Examples from the Web for sapiential

  • The "sapiential literature" of the Old Testament was the least specifically Israelite.

    The Expositor's Bible:|Alfred Plummer


British Dictionary definitions for sapiential

sapiential

adjective

showing, having, or providing wisdom
Derived Formssapientially, adverb

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