Knowledge and Wisdom


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Knowledge noun – A body of facts learned by study or experience.
Usage example: the forest ranger shared some of his vast knowledge of the woods with us

Wisdom is a synonym for knowledge in information topic. In some cases you can use "Wisdom" instead a noun "Knowledge", when it comes to topics like understanding, intelligence, learning. popular alternative
Nearby Word: knowledgeable
Synonyms for Knowledge


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Wisdom noun – A body of facts learned by study or experience.
Usage example: the orientation meetings will provide the company's old hands with an opportunity to pass on their wisdom to the new employees

Knowledge is a synonym for wisdom in information topic. You can use "Knowledge" instead a noun "Wisdom", if it concerns topics such as intelligence, insight. popular alternative
Synonyms for Wisdom

How words are described

common common knowledge common wisdom
infinite infinite knowledge infinite wisdom
deep deep knowledge deep wisdom
real real knowledge real wisdom
Other adjectives: collective, great, little, lost, practical, necessary, ancient, ultimate, new, general, hidden, military, mystical, immense, greater, accumulated, magical, tactical.

Both words in one sentence

  • Literal Genie Her first of three wishes is for "the intelligence, knowledge, wisdom and understanding" to use her second and third wishes wisely (noting that intelligence and wisdom are not synonymous).
    Source: Literal Genie
  • But children should listen to the knowledge and wisdom of the elders and both should have the wisdom to listen to the other.
  • Video Game / Shin Megami Tensei IV Humanity has lost the ability to learn and change without knowledge and wisdom, but East Mikado is free of demons and you are remembered as its Messiah.
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