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insight

perception; intuition; understanding: The older we get, the more insight we acquire.
Not to be confused with:
incite – instigate; induce; arouse; goad; provoke: incite a riot
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in·sight

 (ĭn′sīt′)
n.
1. The ability to discern the true nature of a situation, especially by intuition.
2. A perception produced by this ability.
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insight

(ˈɪnˌsaɪt)
n
1. the ability to perceive clearly or deeply; penetration
2. a penetrating and often sudden understanding, as of a complex situation or problem
3. (Psychology) psychol
a. the capacity for understanding one's own or another's mental processes
b. the immediate understanding of the significance of an event or action
4. (Psychiatry) psychiatry the ability to understand one's own problems, sometimes used to distinguish between psychotic and neurotic disorders
inˈsightful adj
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in•sight

(ˈɪnˌsaɪt)

n.
1. an instance of apprehending the true nature of a thing, esp. through intuitive understanding.
2. penetrating mental discernment.
3. Psychol.
a. an understanding of the motivations behind one's thoughts or behavior.
b. (in psychotherapy) a recognition of the sources of one's emotional or mental problem.
[1150–1200]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.insight - clear or deep perception of a situation
perception - knowledge gained by perceiving; "a man admired for the depth of his perception"
2.insight - a feeling of understanding
sensibility - refined sensitivity to pleasurable or painful impressions; "cruelty offended his sensibility"
3.insight - the clear (and often sudden) understanding of a complex situationinsight - the clear (and often sudden) understanding of a complex situation
discernment, savvy, understanding, apprehension - the cognitive condition of someone who understands; "he has virtually no understanding of social cause and effect"
light - mental understanding as an enlightening experience; "he finally saw the light"; "can you shed light on this problem?"
revelation - an enlightening or astonishing disclosure
breakthrough, find, discovery - a productive insight
flash - a sudden brilliant understanding; "he had a flash of intuition"
4.insight - grasping the inner nature of things intuitivelyinsight - grasping the inner nature of things intuitively
intuition - instinctive knowing (without the use of rational processes)
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insight

noun
2. (with into) understanding of, perception of, awareness of, experience of, description of, introduction to, observation of, judgment of, revelation about, comprehension of, intuitiveness of The talk gave us some insight into the work they were doing.
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insight

noun
1. The power to discern the true nature of a person or situation:
2. Deep, thorough, or mature understanding:
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Translations
بَصيره، تَبَصُّر
proniknutí
forståelseindsigt
betekintésjó meglátás
innsæi; skilningur
ieskatsizpratne

insight

[ˈɪnsaɪt] N
1. (= understanding) → perspicacia f
a person of insightuna persona perspicaz
2. (= new perception) → nueva percepción f
to gain or get an insight into sthcomprender algo mejor, adquirir una nueva percepción de algo
the visit gave us an insight into their way of lifela visita nos ofreció la oportunidad de comprender mejor su manera de vivir
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insight

[ˈɪnsaɪt] n
(= revealing glimpse) → aperçu m
an insight into sth → un aperçu de qch
to gain an insight into sth → avoir un aperçu de qch
During my time there I gained valuable insights into the profession → Pendant la période que j'ai passée là-bas, j'ai eu un aperçu intéressant de la profession.
to give sb an insight into sth → donner à qn un aperçu de qch
(= understanding, discernment) → sagacité f
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insight

n
no plVerständnis nt; he lacks insightihm fehlt das Verständnis; his insight into my problemssein Verständnis für meine Probleme; insight into human natureMenschenkenntnis f
Einblick m (→ into in +acc); to gain (an) insight into something(einen) Einblick in etw gewinnen or bekommen; to give somebody (an) insight into somethingjdm (einen) Einblick in etw (acc)geben
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insight

[ˈɪnˌsaɪt] n (perception) → perspicacia, intuito; (glimpse, idea) → intuizione f
to gain or get an insight into sth → potersi render conto di qc
to give sb an insight into sth → permettere a qn di capire qc
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insight

(ˈinsait) noun
(the quality of having) an understanding of something. He shows remarkable insight (into children's problems).
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in·sight

n. conocimiento; penetración;
v.
to get an ___ intoformarse una idea de; hacer un estudio detenido.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

insight

n (psych) autoconocimiento, conocimiento de uno mismo
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