Definition of Keennesses
1. keenness [n] - See also: keenness
Lexicographical Neighbors of Keennesses
Literary usage of Keennesses
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1913)
"One practice, almost the last of his early keennesses, Traquair had never discontinued, and that was the habit of conducting in person the relief to the ..."
2. Annual Report of the American Bar Association: Including Proceedings of the by American Bar Association (1913)
"... left to the age behind us the niceties of distinction and differences, the subtleties and keennesses which deterred, and frequently interred, justice. ..."
3. The Christian Remembrancer by William Scott (1847)
"... from a clergyman to his New York flock, only shows that among all their keennesses the Anglo-Americans have very little sense of the ridiculous. ..."
4. Tupper's Proverbial Philosophy: A Book of Thoughts and Arguments, Originally by Martin Farquhar Tupper (1852)
"Of a deep and humbling self-acquaintance, and of blessed • commerce with his God, So that the keennesses of truth may be freed from asperities of censure, ..."
5. Yoga: Or, Transformation; a Comparative Statement of the Various Religious by William Joseph Flagg (1898)
"Thus it forms a triangle whose vertex is the mind, and the two keennesses that proceed from the eyes to join the former, the two sides. ..."