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keenness

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1 a harsh or sharp quality
  • The keenness of the knife should tell you that it was sharpened recently.
  • a writer famous for the keenness of her wit
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2 urgent desire or interest
  • Grandpa was looking forward to his birthday party with the keenness of a youngster.
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4 the state or quality of being able to sense slight impressions or differences
  • There's an enhanced keenness of hearing that young mothers seem to develop.
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