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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The quality of having a sharp edge or point; A quick and penetrating intelligence; A sensitivity that is keen and highly developed.

Usage examples (39)
  • By acuteness of feeling, we perceive small objects or slight impressions: by acuteness of intellect, we discern nice distinctions.
  • He argued with great acuteness
  • Dogs have a remarkable acuteness of smell
  • Her sense of touch has sensibly increased during the year, and has gained in acuteness and delicacy. for more
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