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Synonyms for gumptionˈgʌmp ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. common sense, good sense, gumption, horse sense, sense, mother wit(noun)

    sound practical judgment

    "Common sense is not so common"; "he hasn't got the sense God gave little green apples"; "fortunately she had the good sense to run away"

    Synonyms:
    gumption, sensation, sentience, grit, sentiency, good sense, backbone, guts, common sense, sand, moxie, sense, horse sense, signified, sensory faculty, mother wit

  2. backbone, grit, guts, moxie, sand, gumption(noun)

    fortitude and determination

    "he didn't have the guts to try it"

    Synonyms:
    mainstay, good sense, lynchpin, grit, mother wit, spine, sand, gritrock, horse sense, gritstone, spinal column, keystone, common sense, linchpin, back, backbone, gumption, anchor, rachis, moxie, guts, vertebral column, sense

Wiktionary

  1. gumption(noun)

    Synonyms:
    chutzpah, gumph

  2. gumption(noun)

    Energy of mind and body, enthusiasm.

    Synonyms:
    gumph, chutzpah

  3. gumption(noun)

    Boldness of enterprise; initiative or aggressiveness, guts; spunk; initiative.

    Synonyms:
    chutzpah, gumph

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. gumption(n.)

    Synonyms:
    [Colloquial.] shrewdness, TACT, address, sagacity, discernment, skill, cleverness, ability, common sense

  2. gumption(n.)

    Synonyms:
    magilp

  3. gumption(n.)

    Synonyms:
    [U. s.] sweet-gum, liquid-ambar (liquid-ambar styraciflora)


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