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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The intellectual ability to penetrate deeply into ideas; Intelligence manifested by being shrewd (as in business dealings).

Usage examples (41)
  • Those who agree with us may not be right, but we admire their astuteness
  • Ah, it's just that snark-ass kind of astuteness I need in my presidential administration.
  • There are also vices which are akin to them, not truly, but with a false kind of similarity, such as astuteness bears to prudence. "
  • As King of the Pipes I have to show great astuteness. for more
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