What does the word sapient mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Wise.

  • Part of speech: adverb

  • Sapiently.

Usage examples for sapient

  1. One sapient editor said that the pearls in the mussels in Salmon and Connecticut Rivers caused the disturbance. – Tales Of Puritan Land Myths And Legends Of Our Own Land, Volume 4. by Charles M. Skinner
  2. Age, with sapient nod Marking the spot, still tarries to declare How they once lived, and wherefore they are there. – The Poetical Works of Thomas Hood by Thomas Hood
  3. He was a man for Great Talks, interminable rambling floods of boyish observation, emotional appreciation, and silly, sapient comment. – Marriage by H. G. Wells