What does the word sagacious mean?

Usage examples for sagacious

  1. Several of the most distinguished peers who had hitherto remained at Westminster fled to the court at Oxford; nor can it be doubted that, if the operations of the Cavaliers had, at this season, been directed by a sagacious and powerful mind, Charles would soon have marched in triumph to Whitehall. – The History of England from the Accession of James II. Volume 1 (of 5) by Thomas Babington Macaulay
  2. But she was a sagacious woman, and she discerned something more than the fatigue of the journey, something more than grief for her mother, in the girl's depression. – Chippinge Borough by Stanley J. Weyman
  3. She stopped once more- the Don pricked up his sagacious ears. – A Terrible Secret by May Agnes Fleming