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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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. Emeasoba George:

    Anyone who dares to speak or live positively notwithstanding his or her plight or ordeal and as well, he or she is always grateful to God for all things. Then, God will surely sooner or later make him or her a wonder to himself or herself or the world and even to the posterity ahead. Let's take king David as a case study. He (David) spoke or lived positively and all his lifetime he was often praisefulbor grateful to God even against all odds. No wonder, God took him to be a man after his own heart and eventually he (God) made him (David) the most celebrated king of Israel. Moreover, even his son Solomon was not left out. As a matter of fact, God also made him (Solomon) a wonder by endowing him with divine wisdom or great insight and that's why he was able to write 3,000 proverbs and 1,005 songs. Above all, he (Solomon) became the richest or wisest king ever according to the scripture. Now, do you long to be a wonder all-round? If Yes, then go ahead and think, speak, live and act positively. Also, dare to be grateful to God for all things even against all odds. For, God is ever ready or capable to equally make you a wonder to your ownself, generation, the world or posterity ahead. -Emeasoba George

  2. Walter Rugen:

    We gain insight from prototypes that help us derive requirements.

  3. Tyler Henry:

    I understand skepticism and people have varying degrees of beliefs, you know for me what I do, as you see it, it really has a big impact in a positive way, and I feel like with these readings, it’s all for me. It’s all about healing, closure or insight. My readings and the goal of these readings are really to be able to provide some sense of clarity in multiple aspects, and really kind of breakdown barriers that people have in their lives.

  4. Rand Paul:

    I don't think vulgarity equates to insight.

  5. Kathleen Kennedy:

    What [ Ford ] did so beautifully for Alden was he talked a lot about what he remembered when he first read' Star Wars,' and what George had done with Han. Who the character was and the conversations he had for so many years with George about how that character developed, he gave Alden that kind of insight which was invaluable. There were several times in the course of making the movie where Alden would actually recount some of the things that Harrison Ford had pointed out. I think that was really, really helpful to him.

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