Synonyms for acuteness:
Other synonyms and related words:
asperity, avidness, discrimination, avidity, genius, distinctness, sagacity, delicacy, discernment, insight, raciness, watchfulness, bite, taste, acidity, roughness, pungency, poignancy, acuity, perspicacity, sensitivity, acridity, perceptiveness, reason, imagination, tact, sharp-sightedness, edge, acrimony, poignance, visual acuity, cleverness, acumen, tartness, distinction, eagerness, shrewdness, Acidness, judgment.
bitterness, unpleasantness, ache, hurtfulness, distressfulness, offensiveness, irritation, odiousness, torment, annoyingness, soreness, agony, misery, woefulness, grievousness, painfulness, anguish, irksomeness, aggravation, uncomfortableness, torture, arduousness, cruelty.
bluntness, astringency, dryness, oppressiveness, abruptness, keenness, brusqueness, authoritarianism, chilliness, meticulousness, preciseness, correctness, briskness, starkness, rigorousness, stringency, austerity, causticity, crispness, discipline, gruffness, coolness, grimness, frostiness, severity, strictness, sharpness, acerbity, leanness, matter-of-factness, sternness, intensity, bleakness, harshness.
Usage examples for acuteness:
- Cooper when in town was always present, and I remember being struck with the inexhaustible vivacity of his conversation and the minuteness of his knowledge, in everything which depended upon acuteness of observation and exactness of recollection. - "Precaution", James Fenimore Cooper.
- This name was invented by a Mr. Filson, whose philological acuteness deserves immortality. - "The History of Louisville, from the Earliest Settlement till the Year 1852", Ben Casseday.