What are the meaning, origin and usage of word ‘Savant’?

Meaning:  This is a formal word that refers to a learned person; especially someone with detailed knowledge about a particular subject. The word is also used to refer to a person affected with a developmental disorder who exhibits exceptional skill or brilliance in a particular subject or field.

Origin: Savant comes from the Latin sapere which means to be wise.

Usage: His sister is a computer savant, so he knows he can call her whenever he has technical issues.

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