mother wit

Definitions of mother wit
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n sound practical judgment

Synonyms:
common sense, good sense, gumption, horse sense, sense
Types:
logic
reasoned and reasonable judgment
nous
common sense
road sense
good judgment in avoiding trouble or accidents on the road
Type of:
discernment, judgement, judgment, sagaciousness, sagacity
the mental ability to understand and discriminate between relations

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