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wis·dom

wisdom

 
 
pronunciation:
wIz dm
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the state of being wise.
My grandmother's wisdom comes from years of living and learning.
synonyms:
sageness
similar words:
brains, intelligence, sense, smartness, wit
definition 2: good judgment and an understanding of that which is true or good.
She had the wisdom to teach her children to respect themselves.
synonyms:
common sense, sageness
antonyms:
folly
similar words:
brains, insight, intelligence, prudence, sense, understanding, wit
definition 3: knowledge; learning.
Reading is a good way to gain wisdom.
synonyms:
knowledge, learning
similar words:
education, scholarship
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The word wisdom contains the following part:
-dom Old English noun-forming suffix that means domain of; state of being
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