Acuteness

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Acuteness Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • the quality of having a sharp edge or point
  • a quick and penetrating intelligence; "he argued with great acuteness"; "I admired the keenness of his mind"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • a sensitivity that is keen and highly developed; "dogs have a remarkable acuteness of smell" ,
  • a quick and penetrating intelligence; "he argued with great acuteness"; "I admired the keenness of his mind" ,
  • the quality of having a sharp edge or point

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* Without Christ, sciences in every department are vain....The man who knows not God is vain, though he should be conversant with every branch of learning. Nay more, we may affirm this too with truth, that these choice gifts of God -- expertness of mind, acuteness of judgment, liberal sciences, and acquaintance with languages, are in a manner profaned in every instance in which they fall to the lot of wicked men. - John Calvin


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