wisdom Idioms & Phrases


god's wisdom

  • noun the omniscience of a divine being
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Lip wisdom

  • wise talk without practice, or unsupported by experience.
Webster 1913

Salt of wisdom

  • . See Alembroth.
Webster 1913

To cut one's wisdom teeth

  • to come to years of discretion.
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wisdom book

  • noun any of the biblical books (Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song of Songs, Wisdom of Solomon, Ecclesiasticus) that are considered to contain wisdom
    wisdom book; sapiential book.
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wisdom literature

  • noun any of the biblical books (Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Song of Songs, Wisdom of Solomon, Ecclesiasticus) that are considered to contain wisdom
    wisdom book; sapiential book.
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wisdom of jesus the son of sirach

  • noun an Apocryphal book mainly of maxims (resembling Proverbs in that respect)
    Ben Sira; Sirach; Ecclesiasticus.
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wisdom of solomon

  • noun an Apocryphal book consisting mainly of a meditation on wisdom; although ascribed to Solomon it was probably written in the first century BC
    Wisdom.
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Wisdom tooth

  • noun any of the last 4 teeth on each side of the upper and lower jaw; the last of the permanent teeth to erupt (between ages 16 and 21)
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  • the last, or back, tooth of the full set on each half of each jaw in man; familiarly so called, because appearing comparatively late, after the person may be supposed to have arrived at the age of wisdom. See the Note under Tooth, 1.
Webster 1913