Acuteness

  • 1 Acuteness — A*cute ness, n. 1. The quality of being acute or pointed; sharpness; as, the acuteness of an angle. [1913 Webster] 2. The faculty of nice discernment or perception; acumen; keenness; sharpness; sensitiveness; applied to the senses, or the… …

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  • 2 acuteness — index caliber (mental capacity), discretion (quality of being discreet), discrimination (good judgment), insight, judgment ( …

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  • 3 acuteness — noun a) The quality of being acute or pointed; as, the acuteness of an angle. b) The faculty of nice discernment or perception; sensitiveness; – applied to the senses, or the understanding. By acuteness of feeling, we perceive small objects or… …

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  • 4 acuteness — noun 1. a sensitivity that is keen and highly developed dogs have a remarkable acuteness of smell • Hypernyms: ↑sensitivity, ↑sensitiveness, ↑sensibility 2. a quick and penetrating intelligence he argued with great acuteness I admired the… …

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  • 5 acuteness — acute ► ADJECTIVE 1) (of something bad) critical; serious. 2) (of an illness) coming sharply to a crisis. Often contrasted with CHRONIC(Cf. ↑chronicity). 3) perceptive; shrewd. 4) (of a physical sense or faculty) highly developed. 5) (of an… …

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  • 6 acuteness — noun see acute …

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  • 7 acuteness — См. acuità 2 …

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  • 8 acuteness — See acutely. * * * …

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  • 9 acuteness — (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Intensity] Syn. forcefulness, severity, fierceness; see intensity 1 . 2. [Shrewdness] Syn. cleverness, keenness, astuteness; see acumen …

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  • 10 acuteness — a cute·ness || nɪs n. sharpness; astuteness; severity …

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  • 11 acuteness — n. 1. Sharpness, pointedness. 2. Acumen, shrewdness, penetration, sagacity, sagaciousness, astuteness, sharpness, brightness, perspicacity, discernment, ingenuity, mother wit, quick parts. 3. Severity, intensity, poignancy, violence. 4. Highness …

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  • 12 acuteness — n 1. sharpness, keenness, pointedness; acumination, cuspidation, spinousness. 2. intensity, exquisiteness, fierceness; poignancy, piquancy, pungency. 3. abruptness, suddenness, rapidness, extremity, precipitousness. 4. severity, criticalness,… …

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  • 13 acuteness — acute·ness …

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  • 14 acuteness — See: acute …

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  • 15 mental acuteness — index intellect, intelligence (intellect) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 16 keenness — noun 1. a quick and penetrating intelligence (Freq. 1) he argued with great acuteness I admired the keenness of his mind • Syn: ↑acuteness, ↑acuity, ↑sharpness • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …

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  • 17 sharpness — noun 1. a quick and penetrating intelligence (Freq. 1) he argued with great acuteness I admired the keenness of his mind • Syn: ↑acuteness, ↑acuity, ↑keenness • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …

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  • 18 Discernment — Dis*cern ment, n. [Cf. F. discernement.] 1. The act of discerning. [1913 Webster] 2. The power or faculty of the mind by which it distinguishes one thing from another; power of viewing differences in objects, and their relations and tendencies;… …

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  • 19 Penetration — Pen e*tra tion, n. [L. penetratio: cf. F. p[ e]n[ e]tration.] 1. The act or process of penetrating, piercing, or entering; also, the act of mentally penetrating into, or comprehending, anything difficult. [1913 Webster] And to each in ward part,… …

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  • 20 Gothic architecture — See also: Gothic art The western façade of Reims Cathedral, France …

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