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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 ?
A PUBLIC-SPIRITED Citizen who had failed miserably in trying to secure a National political convention for his city suffered acutely from dejection.
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
This project will serve at least to amuse me, and prevent my feeling so acutely this dreadful separation from you and all whom I love.
he kept repeating in despair, as he remembered the acutely painful sensations caused him by this quarrel.
She was acutely conscious that Gilbert was standing under the palms just across the room talking to a girl who must be Christine Stuart.
He listened, refraining from a reply, and involuntarily wondered how this old man, living alone in the country for so many years, could know and discuss so minutely and acutely all the recent European military and political events.
I was conscious, strange to say, of no acutely painful suffering at this saddest time of my life.
I believe he was much disappointed that I did not feel his offensive sayings more acutely, for when he had said anything particularly well calculated to hurt my feelings, he would stare me searchingly in the face, and then grumble against my 'marble heart' or my 'brutal insensibility.
Acutely conscious of the horror of his position, filled with loathing, disgust, and an outraged sense of decency, Smith-Oldwick was also acutely alive to the demands of self-preservation.
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.
Though my arms and back were presently acutely painful, I went on clambering down the sheer descent with as quick a motion as possible.
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.