What does insight mean?

Definitions for insight
ˈɪnˌsaɪtin·sight

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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

Wiktionary

  1. insight(Noun)

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

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

  2. insight(Noun)

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

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

  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

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

  4. insight(Noun)

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

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

  5. insight(Noun)

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

    Etymology: 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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Insight

    in′sīt, n. sight into: thorough knowledge or skill: power of acute observation.

Editors Contribution

  1. insight

    The intuitive ability and quality of feeling, knowing and understanding accurately and logically.

    Divine insight and knowledge is very enlightening and empowers us with intelligence to change what we are currently experiencing and we are very grateful x

    Submitted by MaryC on April 1, 2020  

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British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

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

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  1. Alex
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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of insight in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of insight in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of insight in a Sentence

  1. John Beilein:

    Lindsay truly values and embraces player development and a culture of winning basketball habits, her success at Cal Berkeley speaks for itself and her insight in our meetings, practices and games will hold tremendous value. After sitting with her, it was easy to see how she will connect quickly with our staff and our players, and we all benefit because of that connection.

  2. Northrop Frye:

    It is clear that all verbal structures with meaning are verbal imitations of that elusive psychological and physiological process known as thought, a process stumbling through emotional entanglements, sudden irrational convictions, involuntary gleams of insight, rationalized prejudices, and blocks of panic and inertia, finally to reach a completely incommunicable intuition.

  3. Josh Earnesttold:

    President Obama has found Twitter to be a useful mechanismfor communicating with the American public and providing some insight to all of you about what he’s thinking about.

  4. Ehsan Sehgal:

    Defeating with dialogue is the certification of wisdom and insight.

  5. Narendra Modi:

    With the demise of Arun Jaitley Ji, I have lost a valued friend, whom I have had the honor of knowing for decades, his insight on issues and nuanced understanding of matters had very few parallels.

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