What does acuteness mean?

Definitions for acuteness
acute·ness

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. acutenessnoun

    a sensitivity that is keen and highly developed

    "dogs have a remarkable acuteness of smell"

  2. acuteness, acuity, sharpness, keennessnoun

    a quick and penetrating intelligence

    "he argued with great acuteness"; "I admired the keenness of his mind"

  3. acutenessnoun

    the quality of having a sharp edge or point

Wiktionary

  1. acutenessnoun

    The quality of being acute or pointed; as, the acuteness of an angle.

  2. acutenessnoun

    The faculty of nice discernment or perception; sensitiveness; – applied to the senses, or the understanding. By acuteness of feeling, we perceive small objects or slight impressions: by acuteness of intellect, we discern nice distinctions.

  3. acutenessnoun

    Shrillness; high pitch; – said of sounds.

  4. acutenessnoun

    Violence of a disease, which brings it speedily to a crisis.

  5. acutenessnoun

    Shrewdness, quickness of mind

Webster Dictionary

  1. Acutenessnoun

    the quality of being acute or pointed; sharpness; as, the acuteness of an angle

  2. Acutenessnoun

    the faculty of nice discernment or perception; acumen; keenness; sharpness; sensitiveness; -- applied to the senses, or the understanding. By acuteness of feeling, we perceive small objects or slight impressions: by acuteness of intellect, we discern nice distinctions

  3. Acutenessnoun

    shrillness; high pitch; -- said of sounds

  4. Acutenessnoun

    violence of a disease, which brings it speedily to a crisis

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of acuteness in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of acuteness in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of acuteness in a Sentence

  1. Robert Burns:

    I want someone to laugh with me, someone to be grave with me, someone to please me and help my discrimination with his or her own remark, and at times, no doubt, to admire my acuteness and penetration.

  2. John Calvin:

    Without Christ, sciences in every department are vain....The man who knows not God is vain, though he should be conversant with every branch of learning. Nay more, we may affirm this too with truth, that these choice gifts of God -- expertness of mind, acuteness of judgment, liberal sciences, and acquaintance with languages, are in a manner profaned in every instance in which they fall to the lot of wicked men.

  3. Emeasoba George:

    To do oneself justice is just to perform as well as one is able. Take this from me, whoever that does justice to himself/herself/his or her work/career can't and won't be bothered about criticisms no matter the acuteness of the criticism. Anyway, have you been doing justice to yourself/work/career?

  4. Emeasoba George:

    Death is not actually the worst thing that can happen to any human or anybody. Rather, it is one of the best things that can happen to any human or anyone. Yes! you heard me right as ever, come to think of it (death) logically. If there is no death here (on earth) those who are going through misery, difficulty, hardship or poverty would keep on experiencing it forever or endlessly. Moreover, if there is no death here (on earth) those who are living life of affluence or luxury would keep on enjoying it forever or endlessly. That is to say, death serves or works as a breaking point between the life of affluence (luxury) and life of adversity (misfortune). Besides that, it (death) terminates the severity, acuteness, excessiveness, intensity or climax of everything and everyone. That is that, QED. -Emeasoba George

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