wisdom noun definition in Clever topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


 noun: Clever topic
1 the ability to make sensible decisions and give good advice because of the experience and knowledge that you have a woman of great wisdom words of wisdom2 wisdom of something/of doing something how sensible something is I question the wisdom of giving a child so much money. 3 the knowledge that a society or culture has gained over a long period of time the collective wisdom of the Native American peoplethe view or belief that most people hold Conventional wisdom has it that riots only ever happen in cities. used when you are saying that you do not understand why somebody has done something The government in its wisdom has decided to support the ban.