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astuteness


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  astuteness 
  n  1:  intelligence  manifested  by  being  astute  (as  in  business 
  dealings)  [syn:  {shrewdness},  {perspicacity},  {perspicaciousness}] 
  2:  the  intellectual  ability  to  penetrate  deeply  into  ideas 
  [syn:  {profundity},  {profoundness},  {depth}] 




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