Acumen synonyms

ăk'yə-mən, ə-kyo͝o'-
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A clear understanding of the inner nature of some specific thing
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The quality of being astute.
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The state of being accurate; freedom from mistakes, this exemption arising from carefulness; exactness; nicety; correctness
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The ability to acquire, understand, and use knowledge:
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An invented collective name for a group of apes.
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The act of penetrating a given situation with the mind or faculties; perception, discernment. [from 17th c.]
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The human faculty or power to mentally grasp or understand clearly.
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The state or condition of being highly perceptive, as if in an almost hypnotic or telepathic state.
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The ability to distinguish; judgement.
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(Countable) The product or result of being sharp.
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Shrillness; high pitch; – said of sounds.
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Sagacity is the quality of being wise or having good judgment.
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The ability to make a decision based on the combination of knowledge, experience, and intuitive understanding.
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The act or fact of grasping the meaning, nature, or importance of; understanding.
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An impression or insight gained by the use of this faculty:
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Sensitivity is the quality of being tender, easily irritated or sympathetic.
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(Countable) A religious or mystical experience of a supernatural appearance.
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The act of grasping; grip or clasp of the hand or arms
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Vision (ability)
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(Uncountable) The state or quality of being smart.
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The quality of having extraordinary mental capacity.
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The condition of being unable to focus on near objects; presbyopia
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The state or quality of being aware of something
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The natural wit or instincts of an animal.
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Slyness and cunning in dealing with others
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Acuteness; keenness, as of thought or vision
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Alert, practical intelligence; good sense
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Alternative form of mother wit.
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The quality of having foresight
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A person's individual ability to think and reason:
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The quality of being discriminating, acute discernment, specifically in a learning situation; as to show great discrimination in the choice of means.
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(Law) The act of determining, as in courts of law, what is conformable to law and justice; also, the determination, decision, or sentence of a court, or of a judge.
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A keen or precise phrasing; a subtle distinction.
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Plural form of brain
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Common sense; gumption.
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Alternative spelling of know-how.
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(Informal, chiefly US) intelligence; smartness
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(Uncountable) The property of being stupid.
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(Of an edge) bluntness.
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Something that is obtuse
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The propensity of a person to ignore long-term goals in favor of short-term gains.
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Lack of the ability to do something; incapability
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The quality or degree of being inept.
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The definition of ignorance is being unaware, uneducated or unknowledgeable.
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The quality of being dense, especially in the sense of limited mental capacity.
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The property of being clearsighted.
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That which resembles the eye in relative importance or beauty.
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A very short distance or narrow margin:
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The faculty, act or power of perceiving; perception.
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The property of being sage.
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(Countable) A skill or competence in doing; mental power; talent; aptitude. [First attested in the early 17 th century.]
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Skill in perceiving, discriminating, or judging
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The state or condition of being insightful.
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The property of being clever.
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The mental quality, act, or state of a person who understands; comprehension, knowledge, discernment, sympathetic awareness, etc.
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