insight

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in·sight

noun \ˈin-ˌsīt\

: the ability to understand people and situations in a very clear way

: an understanding of the true nature of something

Full Definition of INSIGHT

1
:  the power or act of seeing into a situation :  penetration
2
:  the act or result of apprehending the inner nature of things or of seeing intuitively

Examples of INSIGHT

  1. He is a leader of great insight.
  2. The author analyzes the problem with remarkable insight.
  3. I had a sudden insight.
  4. Her book provides us with fresh new insights into this behavior.
  5. … I had a big insight and a little insight about the book. —Rust Hills, Esquire, April 1973

First Known Use of INSIGHT

13th century

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in·sight

noun \ˈin-ˌsīt\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of INSIGHT

1
: understanding or awareness of one's mental or emotional condition; especially : recognition that one is mentally ill
2
: immediate and clear understanding (as seeing the solution to a problem or the means to reaching a goal) that takes place without recourse to overt trial-and-error behavior

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