Examples of insight in a Sentence
… I had a big insight and a little insight about the book. —Rust Hills, Esquire, April 1973
… realizing this gave me no insight into how to correct it. —Bartley McSwine, Change, May–June 1971
… might well offer fresh insights as to the character and extent of the social adaptation involved. —George C. Barker, ETC, Summer 1945
He is a leader of great insight.
The author analyzes the problem with remarkable insight.
I had a sudden insight.
Her book provides us with fresh new insights into this behavior.
Recent Examples of insight from the Web
Plenty of people will miss that old razzle-dazzle, but knowing why orcas breach does not make the leaps any less impressive, and a few drops of insight will not drain the fun from the audience-drenching fluke slaps.
Seven out of 10 of the Quest Diagnostics tests last year were done for pre-employment screening, so the data provides good insight into why job openings aren’t being filled.
Comments from both the Chinese and U.S. government on Wednesday offered little additional insight.
Khalil’s death provides insight into the difficulty and complexity of investigating child abuses cases, especially the ones that result in death.
The performance, though, offered little insight into the 25-year-old Irishman's bona fides as a prizefighter.
As is an unnamed person offering insight into Trump’s conversations with foreign leaders.
But overall, his short CIVIL WARS: A History in Ideas (Knopf, $27.95) offers more dry analysis than juicy insights or rich narrative.
According to some new data insights from Pornhub, very specific interest in fidget spinners is off the charts.
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First Known Use of insight
Synonym Discussion of insight
INSIGHT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of insight for English Language Learners
: the ability to understand people and situations in a very clear way
: an understanding of the true nature of something
INSIGHT Defined for Kids
Definition of insight for Students
1 : the ability to understand a person or a situation very clearly
2 : the understanding of the truth of a situation
Medical Definition of insight
1: understanding or awareness of one's mental or emotional state or condition
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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