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Noun: perspicacity  ,pur-spu'ka-su-tee
  1. Intelligence manifested by being astute (as in business dealings)
    "a Soviet leader of proven perspicacity";
    - shrewdness, astuteness, perspicaciousness
  2. The capacity to assess situations or circumstances shrewdly and to draw sound conclusions
    - judgment, judgement, sound judgment, sound judgement

Derived forms: perspicacities

Type of: intelligence, trait

Encyclopedia: Perspicacity