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acuity

noun

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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

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The first known use of acuity was circa 1549

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“Acuity.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/acuity. Accessed 29 Jul. 2021.

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