Associations to the word «Wisdom»


WISDOM, noun. (uncountable) An element of personal character that enables one to distinguish the wise from the unwise.
WISDOM, noun. (countable) A piece of wise advice.
WISDOM, noun. The discretionary use of knowledge for the greatest good.
WISDOM, noun. The ability to apply relevant knowledge in an insightful way, especially to different situations from that in which the knowledge was gained.
WISDOM, noun. The ability to make a decision based on the combination of knowledge, experience, and intuitive understanding.
WISDOM, noun. (theology) The ability to know and apply spiritual truths.
WISDOM, proper noun. (biblical) The Wisdom of Solomon, a book of the Old Testament and the Hebrew Tanakh.
WISDOM OF JESUS SON OF SIRACH, proper noun. (biblical) Ecclesiasticus, a book of the Bible.
WISDOM OF SOLOMON, proper noun. A particular book of the Old Testament.
WISDOM OF THE CROWD, noun. The collective opinion of a group of individuals rather than that of a single expert.
WISDOM TEETH, noun. Plural of wisdom tooth
WISDOM TOOTH, noun. (dentistry) One of the four (one upper and one lower on each side) rearmost molars in humans, which typically develop between ages 18-24.

Dictionary definition

WISDOM, noun. Accumulated knowledge or erudition or enlightenment.
WISDOM, noun. The trait of utilizing knowledge and experience with common sense and insight.
WISDOM, noun. Ability to apply knowledge or experience or understanding or common sense and insight.
WISDOM, noun. The quality of being prudent and sensible.
WISDOM, noun. An Apocryphal book consisting mainly of a meditation on wisdom; although ascribed to Solomon it was probably written in the first century BC.

Wise words

Four things come not back. The spoken word, the sped arrow, the past life, ad the neglected opportunity.
Arabian Proverb