astuteness


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as·tute

 (ə-sto͞ot′, ə-styo͞ot′)
adj.
Having or showing shrewdness and discernment, especially with respect to one's own concerns. See Synonyms at shrewd.

[Latin astūtus, from astus, craft; see wes- in Indo-European roots.]

as·tute′ly adv.
as·tute′ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.astuteness - intelligence manifested by being astute (as in business dealings)astuteness - intelligence manifested by being astute (as in business dealings)
business enterprise, commercial enterprise, business - the activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects; "computers are now widely used in business"
intelligence - the ability to comprehend; to understand and profit from experience
craftiness, cunning, foxiness, guile, slyness, wiliness, craft - shrewdness as demonstrated by being skilled in deception
insightfulness, acumen - shrewdness shown by keen insight
knowingness - shrewdness demonstrated by knowledge
street smarts - a shrewd ability to survive in a dangerous urban environment
2.astuteness - the intellectual ability to penetrate deeply into ideasastuteness - the intellectual ability to penetrate deeply into ideas
sapience, wisdom - ability to apply knowledge or experience or understanding or common sense and insight

astuteness

astuteness

noun
Translations
حَذْق، دَهاء
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skarpskyggni, kænska, klókindi
akıllılıkzekâ

astuteness

[əsˈtjuːtnɪs] Nastucia f, sagacidad f

astuteness

[əˈstjuːtnɪs] n (= shrewdness) [person, decision] → habileté f, intelligence f

astuteness

nSchlauheit f; (of remark also)Scharfsinnigkeit f; (of businessman also)Cleverness f (inf); (of child)Aufgewecktheit f; (of mind)Schärfe f

astuteness

[əsˈtjuːtnɪs] naccortezza

astute

(əˈstjuːt) adjective
clever. an astute businessman.
aˈstuteness noun
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From this a general rule is drawn which never or rarely fails: that he who is the cause of another becoming powerful is ruined; because that predominancy has been brought about either by astuteness or else by force, and both are distrusted by him who has been raised to power.
I was almost awestricken at the astuteness with which the good lady found herself inspired, transparent astuteness as it was and sewn, as the phrase is, with white thread.
In his singular character the dual nature alternately asserted itself, and his extreme exactness and astuteness represented, as I have often thought, the reaction against the poetic and contemplative mood which occasionally predominated in him.
Speaking professionally, it was admirably done," cried I, looking in amazement at this man who was forever confounding me with some new phase of his astuteness.
The proud merely wished to be left alone, but the majority looked upon the well-to-do as people to be exploited; they knew what to say in order to get such advantages as the charitable put at their disposal, and they accepted benefits as a right which came to them from the folly of their superiors and their own astuteness.
Inspector Jacks was a man who had succeeded in his profession chiefly on account of an average amount of natural astuteness, and also because he was one of those favored persons whose nervous system was a whole and perfect thing.
This end, conceived in the astuteness of her uneasy heart, the old woman had pursued with secrecy and determination.
Shedding a few tears in sign of rejoicing at her daughter's mansuetude in this terrible affair, Mrs Verloc's mother gave play to her astuteness in the direction of her furniture, because it was her own; and sometimes she wished it hadn't been.
Besides," Philip went on, with all the inventive astuteness of love at one-and-twenty, "if there is any enmity between those who belong to us, we ought all the more to try and quench it by our friendship; I mean, that by our influence on both sides we might bring about a healing of the wounds that have been made in the past, if I could know everything about them.
It's the same sentiment that slapped everyone across the face when Fight The Power exploded round the world in 1989 and it's a credit to the intelligence and astuteness of the band, that this message is still pertinent today.
He confronted the problems with astuteness and professional experience he gained over the years in Army Medical Corps.
The Bloc defended Tammam Salam and Jean Kahwaji against Aoun's criticism saying both men demonstrated astuteness and wisdom in their management of the present crisis.