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acuity

noun

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  1. the state or quality of being able to sense slight impressions or differences <a worrisome deterioration in the acuity of his hearing over the years> Synonyms acuteness, delicacy, keenness, perceptiveness, perceptivity, sensitiveness, sensitivity, sharpness Related Words hyperacuity, hypersensitiveness, hypersensitivity, oversensitiveness, oversensitivity, supersensitivity; accuracy, exactitude, exactness, fineness




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