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[sey-pee-en-shuh l]
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  1. containing, exhibiting, or affording wisdom; characterized by wisdom.
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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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Historical Examples

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

    The Expositor's Bible:

    Alfred Plummer

British Dictionary definitions for sapiential


  1. showing, having, or providing wisdom
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Derived Formssapientially, adverb
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