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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Thinness of edge or fineness of point; A quick and penetrating intelligence; A positive feeling of wanting to push ahead with something.

Usage examples (33)
  • I admired the keenness of his mind
  • This sacristan has that simple keenness which is a rarity in Venice.
  • As a matter of fact, the keenness which is as a rule most developed in the public school product is keenness about athletic exercises.
  • "keenness" to invest in South Africa and had raised several "ideas" to contribute in this regard. for more
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