Definition of “wisdom” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun us uk /ˈwɪzdəm/

B2 [ U ] the ability to use your knowledge and experience to make good decisions and judgments

the wisdom of sth/doing sth

If you doubt the wisdom of something, you think it is probably not a good plan:

Many people have questioned the wisdom of spending so much money on weapons.

(Definition of “wisdom” from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)