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acutest


 
  Overview  of  adj  acute 
 
  The  adj  acute  has  6  senses  (first  3  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  (2)  acute  --  ((medicine)  having  or  experiencing  a  rapid  onset  and  short  but  severe  course;  "acute  appendicitis";  "the  acute  phase  of  the  illness";  "acute  patients) 
  2.  (2)  acute,  intense  --  (extremely  sharp  or  intense;  "acute  pain";  "felt  acute  annoyance";  "intense  itching  and  burning") 
  3.  (1)  acute,  discriminating,  incisive,  keen,  knifelike,  penetrating,  penetrative,  piercing,  sharp  --  (having  or  demonstrating  ability  to  recognize  or  draw  fine  distinctions;  "an  acute  observer  of  politics  and  politicians";  "incisive  comments";  "icy  knifelike  reasoning";  "as  sharp  and  incisive  as  the  stroke  of  a  fang";  "penetrating  insight";  "frequent  penetrative  observations") 
  4.  acute  --  (of  an  angle;  less  than  90  degrees) 
  5.  acuate,  acute,  sharp  --  (ending  in  a  sharp  point) 
  6.  acute  --  (of  critical  importance  and  consequence;  "an  acute  (or  critical)  lack  of  research  funds") 
 
  Antonyms  of  adj  acute 
 
  6  senses  of  acute 
 
  Sense  1 
  acute  (vs.  chronic) 
 
  chronic  (vs.  acute) 
  =>  degenerative 
  =>  prolonged 
 
  Sense  2 
  acute,  intense 
 
  INDIRECT  (VIA  sharp)  ->  dull 
 
  Sense  3 
  acute,  discriminating,  incisive,  keen,  knifelike,  penetrating,  penetrative,  piercing,  sharp 
 
  INDIRECT  (VIA  perceptive)  ->  unperceptive,  unperceiving 
 
  Sense  4 
  acute  (vs.  obtuse) 
 
  obtuse  (vs.  acute) 
 
  Sense  5 
  acuate,  acute,  sharp 
 
  INDIRECT  (VIA  pointed)  ->  pointless,  unpointed 
 
  Sense  6 
  acute 
 
  INDIRECT  (VIA  critical)  ->  noncritical,  noncrucial 
 
  Similarity  of  adj  acute 
 
  6  senses  of  acute 
 
  Sense  1 
  acute  (vs.  chronic) 
  =>  subacute 
 
  Sense  2 
  acute,  intense 
  =>  sharp  (vs.  dull) 
 
  Sense  3 
  acute,  discriminating,  incisive,  keen,  knifelike,  penetrating,  penetrative,  piercing,  sharp 
  =>  perceptive  (vs.  unperceptive) 
 
  Sense  4 
  acute  (vs.  obtuse) 
 
  Sense  5 
  acuate,  acute,  sharp 
  =>  pointed  (vs.  pointless) 
 
  Sense  6 
  acute 
  =>  critical  (vs.  noncritical) 
 
  Attributes  of  adj  acute 
 
 
  Familiarity  of  adj  acute 
 
  acute  used  as  an  adjective  is  common  (polysemy  count  =  6) 
 
  Grep  of  adj  acute 
  acute 
  subacute 
 
  Overview  of  adj  acute 
 
  The  adj  acute  has  6  senses  (first  3  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  (2)  acute  --  ((medicine)  having  or  experiencing  a  rapid  onset  and  short  but  severe  course;  "acute  appendicitis";  "the  acute  phase  of  the  illness";  "acute  patients) 
  2.  (2)  acute,  intense  --  (extremely  sharp  or  intense;  "acute  pain";  "felt  acute  annoyance";  "intense  itching  and  burning") 
  3.  (1)  acute,  discriminating,  incisive,  keen,  knifelike,  penetrating,  penetrative,  piercing,  sharp  --  (having  or  demonstrating  ability  to  recognize  or  draw  fine  distinctions;  "an  acute  observer  of  politics  and  politicians";  "incisive  comments";  "icy  knifelike  reasoning";  "as  sharp  and  incisive  as  the  stroke  of  a  fang";  "penetrating  insight";  "frequent  penetrative  observations") 
  4.  acute  --  (of  an  angle;  less  than  90  degrees) 
  5.  acuate,  acute,  sharp  --  (ending  in  a  sharp  point) 
  6.  acute  --  (of  critical  importance  and  consequence;  "an  acute  (or  critical)  lack  of  research  funds")