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acuteness

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  1. 1 a harsh or sharp quality judging by the acuteness in his tone when he congratulated me, I think he was actually quite resentful that I won Synonyms of acuteness acerbity, acidity, acidness, acridity, acridness, acrimoniousness, acrimony, edge, asperity, bite, bitterness, harshness, keenness, poignance, poignancy, pungency, roughness, sharpness, tartnessWords Related to acuteness ginger, punch, spice, tang; raucousness, severeness, severity, shrillness, virulence, vitriol; cattiness, maliciousness; pointedness, thorninessNear Antonyms of acuteness gentleness, kindlinessAntonyms of acuteness mildness, softness

  2. 2 the state or quality of being able to sense slight impressions or differences the acuteness of the bird's eyesight is amazing Synonyms of acuteness acuity, delicacy, keenness, perceptiveness, perceptivity, sensitiveness, sensitivity, sharpnessWords Related to acuteness hyperacuity, hypersensitiveness, hypersensitivity, oversensitiveness, oversensitivity, supersensitivity; accuracy, exactitude, exactness, fineness


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