• Of or relating to polity, or civil government; political.
  • Relating to, or promoting, a policy, especially a national policy; well-devised; adapted to its end, whether right or wrong.
  • Sagacious in promoting a policy; ingenious in devising and advancing a system of management; devoted to a scheme or system rather than to a principle; hence, in a good sense, wise; prudent; sagacious
  • Shrewd, prudent and expedient.
  • Discreet and diplomatic.
  • Artful, crafty or cunning.




Opposite words


  • From Middle French politique, from Latin politicus, from Ancient Greek πολιτικός, from πολίτης. Cognate with German politisch ("political"). politico.

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