acuteness (uncountable)

  1. The quality of being acute or pointed
    the acuteness of an angle
  2. (of the senses or feelings) The faculty of precise discernment or perception; sensitiveness
    By acuteness of feeling, we perceive small objects or slight impressions
    by acuteness of intellect, we discern nice distinctions
  3. Shrillness; high pitch; – said of sounds.
  4. (medicine) Violence of a disease, which brings it speedily to a crisis.
  5. Shrewdness, quickness of mind
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