- 1the 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 wisdom
- 2wisdom of something/of doing something how sensible something is Iquestion the wisdom of giving a child so much money.
- 3the knowledge that a society or culture has gained over a long period of time the collective wisdom of the Native American people Idioms
the view or belief that most people hold Conventional wisdom has it that riots only ever happen in cities.
conventional/received wisdomjump to other results
used when you are saying that you do not understand why someone has done something The government in its infinite wisdom has decided to support the ban.
in his/her/its, etc. (infinite) wisdomjump to other results
a wise remark Thank you for those pearls of wisdom.
a pearl of wisdom (usually ironic)jump to other results