(1) The trait of utilizing knowledge and experience with common sense and insight
(2) The quality of being prudent and sensible
(3) Ability to apply knowledge or experience or understanding or common sense and insight
(4) Accumulated knowledge or erudition or enlightenment
(5) An Apocryphal book consisting mainly of a meditation on wisdom; although ascribed to Solomon it was probably written in the first century BC
, corresponding to + noun suffix . Cognate with Old Norse , German , Danish/Norwegian/Swedish .
- An element of personal character that enables one to distinguish the wise from the unwise.
- A piece of wise advice.
- The discretionary use of knowledge for the greatest good.
- The ability to apply relevant knowledge in an insightful way, especially to different situations from that in which the knowledge was gained.
- The ability to make a decision based on the combination of knowledge, experience, and intuitive understanding.
- The ability to know and apply spiritual truths.