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a·cute

 (ə-kyo͞ot′)
adj.
1.
a. Reacting readily to stimuli or impressions; sensitive: His hearing was unusually acute.
b. Keenly perceptive or discerning: an acute critic of music; a critic with acute judgment. See Synonyms at sharp.
2. Extremely sharp or severe; intense: acute pain; acute pleasure.
3. Of great importance or consequence; critical: an acute shortage of funds.
4. Medicine
a. Having a rapid onset and following a short but severe course: an acute disease.
b. Afflicted by a disease exhibiting a rapid onset followed by a short, severe course: acute patients.
5. High in pitch; shrill: an acute scream.
6.
a. Narrowly pointed; sharp: an acute leaf.
b. Having an acute angle: an acute triangle.

[Latin acūtus, past participle of acuere, to sharpen, from acus, needle; see ak- in Indo-European roots.]

a·cute′ly adv.
a·cute′ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.acutely - in an acute manner; "she pitied her sister acutely"; "acutely aware"
2.acutely - having a rapid onset; "an acutely debilitating virus"
chronically - in a slowly developing and long lasting manner; "chronically ill persons"
3.acutely - changing suddenly in direction and degree; "the road twists sharply after the light"; "turn sharp left here"; "the visor was acutely peaked"; "her shoes had acutely pointed toes"
4.acutely - in a shrewd manner; "he invested his fortune astutely"; "he was acutely insightful"

acutely

adverb
1. painfully, clearly, markedly, excessively, alarmingly, dreadfully, distressingly He was acutely aware of the smell of cooking oil.
Translations
بِصُورَة حَادَّة
intenzivněpronikavě
akut
fokozottan
ákaflega, skarplega
fazlasıylaşiddetleson derece

acutely

[əˈkjuːtlɪ] ADV
1. (= intensely) [feel, suffer] → intensamente; [embarrassing, uncomfortable] → sumamente
I am acutely aware thatme doy perfecta cuenta de que ..., me doy cuenta perfectamente de que ...soy perfectamente consciente de que ...
they were acutely aware of the difficulties involvedtenían plena consciencia de todas las dificultades que suponía
2. (= shrewdly) → perspicazmente

acutely

[əˈkjuːtli] adv
(= keenly) [aware, conscious, sensitive] → profondément; [feel] → vivement
(= intensely) [uncomfortable, embarrassing] → extrêmement

acutely

adv
(= intensely)akut; feelintensiv; embarrassed, sensitive, uncomfortableäußerst; illakut; to be acutely aware of somethingsich (dat)einer Sache (gen)genau or sehr bewusst sein; (= painfully)sich (dat)einer Sache (gen)schmerzlich bewusst sein
(= shrewdly)scharfsinnig; criticize, observescharf

acutely

[əˈkjuːtlɪ] adv (intensely) → intensamente; (shrewdly) → con perspicacia

acute

(əˈkjuːt) adjective
1. (of a disease etc) severe but not lasting very long. They think his illness is acute rather than chronic.
2. very great. There is an acute shortage of teachers.
3. quick-witted. As a businessman, he's very acute.
4. (of the senses) keen. acute hearing.
5. high, shrill s high sound.
acute angle
an angle of less than ninety degrees.
aˈcutely adverb
aˈcuteness noun
References in classic literature ?
HALFWAY down a by-street of one of our New England towns stands a rusty wooden house, with seven acutely peaked gables, facing towards various points of the compass, and a huge, clustered chimney in the midst.
If, heretofore, l had been none of the warmest of partisans I began now, at this season of peril and adversity, to be pretty acutely sensible with which party my predilections lay; nor was it without something like regret and shame that, according to a reasonable calculation of chances, I saw my own prospect of retaining office to be better than those of my democratic brethren.
I reflected acutely that the sense of such differences, such superiorities of quality, always, on the part of the majority--which could include even stupid, sordid headmasters-- turn infallibly to the vindictive.
Brocklehurst; the whole tenor of their conversation, was recent, raw, and stinging in my mind; I had felt every word as acutely as I had heard it plainly, and a passion of resentment fomented now within me.
Dick with me, because, acutely sensitive to my aunt's reverses, and sincerely believing that no galley-slave or convict worked as I did, he had begun to fret and worry himself out of spirits and appetite, as having nothing useful to do.
The she-ass, however, feeling the point more acutely than usual, began cutting such capers, that it flung the lady Dulcinea to the ground; seeing which, Don Quixote ran to raise her up, and Sancho to fix and girth the pack-saddle, which also had slipped under the ass's belly.
All during his rational moments as he had lain upon the soft furs which lined Meriem's nest he had suffered more acutely from fears for Meriem than from the pain of his own wounds.
I am sure, on the other hand, that he was acutely miserable; and he betrayed his sufferings by a perfectly silly and undignified access of temper, during which he broke his pipe in several pieces, threw his brandy and water in the fire, and employed words which were very plain although the drift of them was somewhat vague.
Lucy is so sweet and sensitive that she feels influences more acutely than other people do.
Though my arms and back were presently acutely painful, I went on clambering down the sheer descent with as quick a motion as possible.
I was ashamed (even now, perhaps, I am ashamed): I got to the point of feeling a sort of secret abnormal, despicable enjoyment in returning home to my corner on some disgusting Petersburg night, acutely conscious that that day I had committed a loathsome action again, that what was done could never be undone, and secretly, inwardly gnawing, gnawing at myself for it, tearing and consuming myself till at last the bitterness turned into a sort of shameful accursed sweetness, and at last--into positive real enjoyment
From a distance Dantes recognized the rig and handling of The Young Amelia, and dragging himself with affected difficulty towards the landing-place, he met his companions with an assurance that, although considerably better than when they quitted him, he still suffered acutely from his late accident.