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1. initiative; aggressiveness; resourcefulness: With his gumption he'll make a success of himself.
2. courage; spunk; guts: It takes gumption to quit a high-paying job.
3. common sense; shrewdness.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.