Wisdom

Variation dyn.pr. Enlightenment ↔ Wisdom

understanding how to apply knowledge

Wisdom is the meaning of what is known. A Character may be aware of facts but unless he sees the pattern that organizes those facts, the knowledge alone may be useless. Wisdom, therefore, does not describe just being aware of something but understanding how many bits of knowledge fit together.

syn. mental mastery, integrated understanding, seasoned understanding, comprehension, astute cogency