Dictionary Meaning and Definition on 'Astuteness'
Astuteness Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
- intelligence manifested by being astute (as in business dealings) [syn: shrewdness, perspicacity, perspicaciousness]
- the intellectual ability to penetrate deeply into ideas [syn: profundity, profoundness, depth]
- Astute \As*tute"\, a. [L. astutus, fr. astus craft, cunning;
perh. cognate with E. acute.]
Critically discerning; sagacious; shrewd; subtle; crafty.
Syn: Keen; eagle-eyed; penetrating; skilled; discriminating;
cunning; sagacious; subtle; wily; crafty. As*tute"ly,
adv. -- As*tute"ness, n.
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