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adage an old familiar saying that expresses folk wisdom; proverb.
Athena in Greek mythology, the goddess of wisdom, the arts, and strategic warfare; Minerva.
Buddha (sometimes l.c.) in Buddhism, a title conferred upon one who has attained a state of enlightenment or is the embodiment of virtue and divine wisdom. [1/2 definitions]
experience the repeated practice, activity, or observations that result in skill, ability, or wisdom. [2/6 definitions]
farsighted possessing the wisdom and detachment to foresee future developments. [1/2 definitions]
Ganesh Hindu god of wisdom and remover of obstacles, represented as a short, fat man with an elephant's head.
grandfatherly having qualities considered normal for grandfathers, such as the wisdom of experience. [1/2 definitions]
horse sense (informal) practical wisdom or thinking; common sense.
immature lacking the wisdom, discretion, or intellectual development expected of an adult; childish. [1/2 definitions]
lamp something that provides mental illumination, such as a person's wisdom. [1/3 definitions]
long-headed having much foresight and wisdom; shrewd. [1/2 definitions]
mahatma (sometimes cap.) in Buddhism and theosophy, any of a class of persons revered for their wisdom and love of humanity.
mellow having the self-knowledge, sympathetic wisdom, and resignation that often comes with time or experience; being without anger. [1/6 definitions]
Minerva in Roman mythology, the goddess of wisdom, art, and invention; Athena.
Odin in Scandinavian mythology, the supreme god, and the god of war, death, wisdom, and poetry.
old wives' tale a superstition, usu. embodied as a folk tale or bit of folk wisdom.
pandit used as title of respect in India for a man of wisdom or learning. [1/2 definitions]
pansophism a claim or pretension to universal wisdom or knowledge.
philosopher one who lives according to rational thought or wisdom. [1/3 definitions]
philosophers' stone an imaginary substance for which alchemists searched, believing it was capable of conferring wisdom, prolonging life, and transmuting any base metal, such as lead, into gold or silver.
proverb a short saying in popular use that expresses a common truth or wisdom. [1/2 definitions]