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
All along, everybody was just guessing as McElwain and his players revealed little insight into the competition.
Commercially launched in 2016 and based in River North, ExplORer offers a platform that helps teams manage operating rooms and glean insights.
Global digital political engagement trends through two weeks of the Temple Mount clashes give us three main insights on the future of foreign policy and social media.
No one has the perspective -- or insight -- into the two programs competing in Saturday's Chick-Fil-A Kickoff Classic quite like Jacob Coker.
The series features interviews with cast and crew discussing new information and insights into some of the seventh season's biggest moments.
The Cipher Brief provides the facts about everything from terrorism to cybersecurity to the war in Afghanistan, with valuable insights from leading global security experts who work in those fields.
His story provides insight on how to fend off a notoriously tough addiction that traps many in a cycle of relapses.
Fans of the books have spent years inside the heads of these characters, given a different perspective and insight than those who have watched the show.
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First Known Use of insight
Synonymsdiscernment, wisdom, perception, perceptiveness, perceptivity, sagaciousness, sagacity, sageness, sapience
Related Wordsacuity, acumen, astuteness, clear-sightedness, keenness, penetration, percipience, perspicacity, sensitivity, understanding; appreciation, apprehension, comprehension, grasp; brain (s), braininess, brightness, brilliance, canniness, cleverness, gray matter, intellect, intelligence, judgment (or judgement), mentality, power, reason, sense, smartness, wit; discrimination, foresight, foresightedness, judiciousness, prudence, sanity; logic, rationality
Near Antonymsdensity, dullness (also dulness), obtuseness; brainlessness, folly, foolishness, idiocy, imbecility, mindlessness, silliness, simplemindedness, simpleness, stupidity, witlessness; illogic, irrationality, unreasonableness, unsoundness; craziness, insanity, lunacy, madness; preposterousness, senselessness, silliness, zaniness
Synonym Discussion of insight
- the discernment to know true friends
- the discrimination that develops through listening to a lot of great music
- a novelist of keen perception into human motives
- lacks the penetration to see the scorn beneath their friendly smiles
- a documentary providing insight into the plight of the homeless
- a director of reliable box-office acumen
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
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