Definitions for insightˈɪnˌsaɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. penetration, insight(noun)

    clear or deep perception of a situation

  2. insight, perceptiveness, perceptivity(noun)

    a feeling of understanding

  3. insight, brainstorm, brainwave(noun)

    the clear (and often sudden) understanding of a complex situation

  4. insight, sixth sense(noun)

    grasping the inner nature of things intuitively


  1. insight(Noun)

    A sight or view of the interior of anything; a deep inspection or view; introspection; frequently used with into.

  2. insight(Noun)

    Power of acute observation and deduction; penetration; discernment; perception.

  3. insight(Noun)

    Knowledge (usually derived from consumer understanding) that a company applies in order to make a product or brand perform better and be more appealing to customers

  4. insight(Noun)

    The act or result of apprehending the inner nature of things or of seeing intuitively

  5. insight(Noun)

    An extended understanding of a subject resulting from identification of relationships and behaviors within a model, context, or scenario.

  6. Origin: From insight, insiht, from in- (from ) + sight, siht, or from insiht. Compare inzicht, Einsicht. More at in, sight.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Insight(noun)

    a sight or view of the interior of anything; a deep inspection or view; introspection; -- frequently used with into

  2. Insight(noun)

    power of acute observation and deduction; penetration; discernment; perception


  1. Insight on the News

    Insight on the News was an American conservative print and online news magazine. It was owned by News World Communications, an international media conglomerate then owned by the Unification Church, which owned The Washington Times and now owns United Press International and newspapers in Japan, South Korea, Africa, and South America. Insight's reporting often resulted in journalistic controversy.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'insight' in Nouns Frequency: #1717

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Rand Paul:

    I don't think vulgarity equates to insight.

  2. Denny Levett:

    This [insight] can be used to help patients.

  3. Leo C. Rosten:

    Humor is the affectionate communication of insight.

  4. Gary Glasberg:

    It's another insight into who Tony was and who Tony is.

  5. Thomas Carlyle:

    Nothing is more terrible than activity without insight.

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