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Noun: wisdom  wiz-dum
  1. Accumulated knowledge, erudition or enlightenment
     
  2. The trait of utilizing knowledge and experience with common sense and insight
    - wiseness
     
  3. Ability to apply knowledge, experience, understanding or common sense and insight
    - sapience
     
  4. The quality of being prudent and sensible
    - wiseness, soundness, level-headedness
Noun: Wisdom
  1. An Apocryphal book consisting mainly of a meditation on wisdom; although ascribed to Solomon it was probably written in the first century BC
    - Wisdom of Solomon

Derived forms: wisdoms

Type of: book, cognitive content, content, good, goodness, know-how, knowledge, mental object, trait

Antonym: folly

Part of: Apocrypha, sapiential book, wisdom book, wisdom literature

Encyclopedia: Wisdom, Kentucky