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acuteness (s) (noun), acutenesses (pl)
1.The sharpness of the tip or edge of something material: Mary filed her fingernails to the point of acuteness.
2.The keenness and intentness of a pain or a disease: The severity and acuteness of the virus caused a disastrous affect on the population.
3. A sound which possesses a high pitch: Suddenly the baby started crying because of the shrillness and acuteness of the siren.
4. A sensitiveness and nice discernment of perception: Lisa possessed the acuteness of a good mother that was necessary to tend to her baby's needs, either during the day or night.
This entry is located in the following unit: acuto-, acut-, acuti-, acu-, -cusis; also, agu- (page 4)