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English Synonyms and Antonyms5.0 / 2 votes

  1. insight

    Sharpness, acuteness, and insight, however keen, and penetration, however deep, fall short of the meaning of acumen, which implies also ability to use these qualities to advantage. There are persons of keen insight and great penetration to whom these powers are practically useless. Acumen is sharpness to some purpose, and belongs to a mind that is comprehensive as well as keen. Cleverness is a practical aptitude for study or learning. Insight and discernment are applied oftenest to the judgment of character; penetration and perspicacity to other subjects of knowledge. Sagacity is an uncultured skill in using quick perceptions for a desired end, generally in practical affairs; acumen may increase with study, and applies to the most erudite matters. Shrewdness is keenness or sagacity, often with a somewhat evil bias, as ready to take advantage of duller intellects. Perspicacity is the power to see clearly through that which is difficult or involved. We speak of the acuteness of an observer or a reasoner, the insight and discernment of a student, a clergyman, or a merchant, the sagacity of a hound, the keenness of a debater, the shrewdness of a usurer, the penetration, perspicacity, and acumen of a philosopher.

    acumen, acuteness, cleverness, discernment, keenness, penetration, perspicacity, sagacity, sharpness, shrewdness

    bluntness, dulness, obtuseness, stupidity

Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. penetration, insightnoun

    clear or deep perception of a situation

    perceptiveness, penetration, perceptivity, brainwave, brainstorm, incursion, sixth sense

  2. insight, perceptiveness, perceptivitynoun

    a feeling of understanding

    perceptiveness, appreciation, penetration, taste, discernment, perceptivity, brainwave, brainstorm, sixth sense

  3. insight, brainstorm, brainwavenoun

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

    perceptiveness, penetration, cortical potential, perceptivity, brainwave, brainstorm, brain wave, sixth sense

  4. insight, sixth sensenoun

    grasping the inner nature of things intuitively

    penetration, perceptivity, brainstorm, brainwave, sixth sense, perceptiveness

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. insightnoun

    deep view, thorough knowledge

  2. insightnoun

    discernment, penetration, quick perception

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words2.0 / 1 vote

  1. insightnoun


Nicknames1.0 / 1 vote

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  1. Bette Davis:

    Without wonder and insight, acting is just a trade. With it, it becomes creation.

  2. Marc Weisskopf:

    I think the evidence base is getting quite strong for an increased risk of autism with higher maternal exposure to air pollutants, this not only gives us important insight as we continue to pursue the origins of autism spectrum disorders, but as a modifiable exposure, opens the door to thinking about possible preventative measures.

  3. Lokman Tsui:

    Now even this little peek hole is becoming a black box, what the world is losing is an insight into not just Hong Kong, but also an insight into what's going on in China.

  4. Chief Executive Ron Gula:

    It's a big raise. Insight Venture Partners realize that, insight Venture Partners are investing across the board.

  5. Oliver Wendell Holmes:

    A moment's insight is sometimes worth a life's experience.

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