Synonyms of keenness in English:

keenness


See definition of keenness

noun

1‘the company has signalled its keenness to sign a deal’

SYNONYMS

eagerness, willingness, readiness, desire, wish, anxiety, impatience

enthusiasm, fervour, wholeheartedness, zest, zeal, ardour, passion, devotion, avidity

earnestness, diligence, assiduity, conscientiousness, intentness

ANTONYMS

reluctance

2‘the keenness of the blade’

SYNONYMS

sharpness, razor-sharpness

ANTONYMS

bluntness

3‘keenness of hearing’

SYNONYMS

acuteness, sharpness, sensitivity, perceptiveness, discrimination, clarity

4‘the keenness of his mind’

SYNONYMS

acuity, sharpness, subtlety, incisiveness, astuteness, perspicacity, perceptiveness, quick-wittedness, sharp-wittedness, shrewdness, penetration, insight, cleverness, discernment, intelligence, brightness, brilliance, canniness, sagacity

ANTONYMS

dullness, obtuseness

5‘the keenness of her wit’

SYNONYMS

incisiveness, causticity, tartness, sharpness, mordancy, acidity, acerbity, trenchancy, pungency, virulence, sarcasm, sardonicism, satire

ANTONYMS

gentleness, insipidity

6‘the keenness of his sense of loss’

SYNONYMS

intensity, acuteness, extremity, strength, power, violence, profundity, depth, ferocity