Having insight, ability to see through, or look into, perceptive, astute is perspicacity. The word flows easily off the tongue, not really, but it is fun to say. Perspicacious or having perspicacity. Jane Austen definitely had perspicacity.
Stream of Consciousness Saturday is hosted by Linda G Hill. The prompt is to use a “p” word. Extra cred for using it at the beginning and end. Which authors do you think have perspicacity?
Featured Image of Jane Austen portrait by her sister Cassandra 1873 via wikimedia.