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Princeton's WordNet

  1. wise(noun)

    a way of doing or being

    Antonyms:
    uninformed, fatuous, rattlebrained, ridiculous, zany, idiotic, ludicrous, whacky, asinine, sappy, foolish, imprudent, derisory, harebrained, mad, insane, misguided, preposterous, silly, absurd, vacuous, ill-conceived, inane, mindless, unwise, scatty, rattlepated, cockamamie, fond, backward, cockeyed, laughable, goofy, nonsensical, scatterbrained, wacky, cockamamy

  2. Wise, Stephen Samuel Wise(noun)

    United States Jewish leader (born in Hungary) (1874-1949)

    Antonyms:
    mindless, preposterous, cockeyed, insane, ill-conceived, foolish, absurd, nonsensical, unwise, cockamamy, derisory, zany, silly, mad, harebrained, ridiculous, wacky, vacuous, fond, idiotic, asinine, misguided, whacky, uninformed, inane, sappy, goofy, imprudent, rattlepated, rattlebrained, cockamamie, fatuous, ludicrous, scatty, backward, scatterbrained, laughable

  3. Wise, Isaac Mayer Wise(adj)

    United States religious leader (born in Bohemia) who united reform Jewish organizations in the United States (1819-1900)

    Antonyms:
    preposterous, fatuous, sappy, derisory, misguided, asinine, rattlepated, ridiculous, unwise, inane, idiotic, fond, wacky, ludicrous, imprudent, harebrained, cockeyed, foolish, vacuous, absurd, insane, backward, nonsensical, ill-conceived, cockamamy, mad, cockamamie, uninformed, rattlebrained, silly, goofy, mindless, zany, whacky, scatty, scatterbrained, laughable

  4. wise(adj)

    having or prompted by wisdom or discernment

    Synonyms:
    smart, overbold, sassy, impertinent, wise(p), saucy, knowing, judicious, wise to(p), heady, fresh, impudent

    Antonyms:
    uninformed, goofy, rattlepated, fond, wacky, rattlebrained, absurd, ridiculous, zany, nonsensical, scatterbrained, idiotic, derisory, inane, cockamamy, fatuous, vacuous, ludicrous, scatty, misguided, sappy, insane, cockamamie, mad, cockeyed, silly, laughable, harebrained, backward, ill-conceived, unwise, preposterous, foolish, imprudent, mindless, asinine, whacky

  5. judicious, wise, heady(adj)

    marked by the exercise of good judgment or common sense in practical matters

    Synonyms:
    impertinent, intoxicating, wise, knowing, heady, smart, fresh, sassy, foolhardy, judicious, rash, reckless, saucy, wise(p), wise to(p), overbold, impudent

    Antonyms:
    backward, ludicrous, derisory, silly, cockamamy, vacuous, rattlepated, misguided, laughable, absurd, fatuous, scatty, harebrained, scatterbrained, insane, sappy, foolish, unwise, whacky, ridiculous, cockeyed, mad, imprudent, mindless, idiotic, zany, asinine, nonsensical, preposterous, cockamamie, ill-conceived, wacky, rattlebrained, uninformed, fond, goofy, inane

  6. knowing, wise(p), wise to(p)(adj)

    evidencing the possession of inside information

    Antonyms:
    imprudent, sappy, whacky, insane, ill-conceived, idiotic, cockeyed, wacky, laughable, inane, cockamamy, vacuous, rattlebrained, unwise, fond, uninformed, zany, nonsensical, harebrained, scatty, absurd, foolish, silly, ridiculous, mad, ludicrous, preposterous, cockamamie, derisory, asinine, fatuous, mindless, goofy, misguided, scatterbrained, backward, rattlepated

  7. fresh, impertinent, impudent, overbold, smart, saucy, sassy, wise(adj)

    improperly forward or bold

    Synonyms:
    invigorated, wise, flip, chic, brisk, saucy, heady, new, pert, wise(p), smart, sassy, overbold, judicious, orthogonal, irreverent, clean, insolent, sweet, immaterial, impertinent, fresh, snotty-nosed, knowing, reinvigorated, impudent, novel, refreshing, refreshful, unused, voguish, tonic, refreshed, bracing, wise to(p), extraneous, unfermented, bright

    Antonyms:
    wacky, preposterous, uninformed, imprudent, mindless, goofy, fatuous, derisory, cockamamy, foolish, misguided, mad, whacky, zany, ridiculous, rattlepated, backward, asinine, insane, inane, laughable, rattlebrained, ill-conceived, vacuous, scatterbrained, cockeyed, silly, absurd, scatty, harebrained, idiotic, ludicrous, unwise, nonsensical, sappy, cockamamie, fond

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. wise

    Sagacious refers to a power of tracing the hidden or recondite by slight indications, as by instinct or intuition; it is not now applied to mere keenness of sense-perception. We do not call a hound sagacious in following a clear trail; but if he loses the scent, as at the edge of a stream, and circles around till he strikes it again, his conduct is said to be sagacious. In human affairs sagacious refers to a power of ready, far-reaching, and accurate inference from observed facts perhaps in themselves very slight, that seems like a special sense; or to a similar readiness to foresee the results of any action, especially upon human motives or conduct — a kind of prophetic common sense. Sagacious is a broader and nobler word than shrewd, and not capable of the invidious sense which the latter word often bears; on the other hand, sagacious is less lofty and comprehensive than wise in its full sense, and more limited to matters of direct practical moment. Compare ASTUTE; WISDOM.

    Synonyms:
    able, acute, apt, clear-sighted, discerning, intelligent, judicious, keen, keen-sighted, keen-witted, perspicacious, quick of scent, quick-scented, rational, sagacious, sage, sensible, sharp, sharp-witted, shrewd

    Antonyms:
    absurd, dull, foolish, futile, ignorant, irrational, obtuse, senseless, silly, simple, sottish, stupid, undiscerning, unintelligent

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. wise(a.)

    Synonyms:
    sensible, sapient, sage, judicious, sagacious, oracular, prudent, discreet, considerate, discerning, reasonable, rational, intelligent, enlightened, sound, solid, philosophical, of good judgment

  2. wise(a.)

    Synonyms:
    erudite, learned

  3. wise(a.)

    Synonyms:
    crafty, cunning, subtle, sly, foxy, wily, politic, knowing, designing, long-headed

  4. wise(n.)

    Synonyms:
    manner, way, mode, fashion

Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. WISE

    Synonyms:
    Women's ischaemia Syndrome Evaluation


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