good sense and judgment, based especially on your experience of life:
a man of great wisdom
question/doubt the wisdom of (doing) something
Local people are questioning the wisdom of spending so much money on a new road.
You can always expect a few words of wisdom from Dave.
➔ pearls of wisdomat pearl (3)
knowledge gained over a long period of time through learning or experience:
the collected wisdom of many centuries
a belief or opinion that most people have:
The conventional wisdom is that boys mature more slowly than girls.
used to say that you do not understand why someone has decided to do something:
The boss, in her infinite wisdom, has decided to reorganize the whole office yet again.