Definition of acuteness in English:



  • See acute

    • ‘These pursuits require mental acuteness, intellectual agility and detailed analysis.’
    • ‘It doesn't work quickly for everyone, it depends on the acuteness of the complaint and how long it's been there.’
    • ‘The intelligence and analytical acuteness you bring to the site have been an inspiration to me.’
    • ‘The acuteness and expanse of his vision, his documentary power, and his grace and skill as an artist make his work devastatingly, frighteningly immediate.’
    • ‘Another hazard of being a former president, it seems, is that you feel the force of your successors' policy reversals with all the acuteness of personal slights.’