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
Just as the microscope revealed the cell, these researchers are crafting tools that will allow insight into the how neural networks make decisions.
With that same insight, Ismay understood that a Europe caught between Germany and Russia would always need a powerful outside ally, one with resources and manpower well beyond those of Great Britain.
Xcalar wants to beat Palantir at using big data to provide business insights--without an army of consultants.
The researchers used this algorithm to gain insights into how our brains work and form complex topics.
The trip came on the heels of a May People cover story in which the former president's chief of staff Anita Decker Breckenridge revealed a few insights into what his life is like today.
But new police footage of the moments immediately following the shooting provides insight into how terrifying the situation was for those involved.
The chips can also perform stateless packet inspection, allowing further insight into traffic problems.
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.
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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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