• Old English: wis, to know, certain


  • the habit or gift of judging rightly in all that pertains to life and conduct, and appreciation of the truths that come by revelation and by study and preference for heavenly to earthly things
  • the object of the science of philosophy
  • gift of the Holy Ghost
  • attribute of Our Lord (1 Corinthians 1)

MLA Citation

  • “wisdom”. New Catholic Dictionary. CatholicSaints.Info. 11 November 2019. Web. 26 February 2021. <>