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Synonyms of 'mother wit'

(noun) 
Synonyms
common sense
Her mother acted with remarkable common sense.
,
brains
,
smarts (slang, mainly US)
,
judgment
Publication of the information was a serious error in judgment.
,
savvy (slang)
,
nous (British, slang)
,
gumption (British, informal)
He didn't have the gumption to seize the opportunity when it came up.
, ,
native intelligence

Additional synonyms

in the sense of gumption
Definition
common sense or initiative
He didn't have the gumption to seize the opportunity when it came up.
Synonyms
wit(s),
savvy (slang),
nous (British, slang),
get-up-and-go (informal),
resourcefulness,
in the sense of horse sense
Synonyms
nous (British, slang),
gumption (British, informal),
in the sense of judgment
Definition
the ability to make critical distinctions and achieve a balanced viewpoint
Publication of the information was a serious error in judgment.

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