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sapiential

[ sey-pee-en-shuhl ]
/ ˌseɪ piˈɛn ʃəl /
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adjective
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

OTHER WORDS FROM sapiential

sa·pi·en·tial·ly, adverbun·sa·pi·en·tial, adjectiveun·sa·pi·en·tial·ly, adverb
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How to use sapiential in a sentence

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

    The Expositor's Bible:|Alfred Plummer

British Dictionary definitions for sapiential

sapiential
/ (ˌseɪpɪˈɛnʃəl, ˌsæpɪ-) /

adjective
showing, having, or providing wisdom

Derived forms of sapiential

sapientially, adverb
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