Definition of Astuteness

1. Noun. Intelligence manifested by being astute (as in business dealings).




2. Noun. The intellectual ability to penetrate deeply into ideas.
Exact synonyms: Deepness, Depth, Profoundness, Profundity
Generic synonyms: Sapience, Wisdom
Derivative terms: Deep, Profound, Profound

Definition of Astuteness

1. Noun. The quality of being astute. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Astuteness

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Literary usage of Astuteness

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1. The Literary History of the American Revolution, 1763-1783 by Moses Coit Tyler (1897)
"The disinterestedness and simplicity of Adams's life—His democratic ways—His great contemporary renown in England for political astuteness and for control ..."

2. The Career of Dion Boucicault by Townsend Walsh (1915)
"... astuteness at rehearsals — His masterly stagecraft— Agnes Robertson's gift for pathos—Success of " The Octoroon"—Its tactful treatment of the slavery ..."

3. The Canadian War of 1812 by Charles Prestwood Lucas (1906)
"American negotiators on other occasions both before and since, showed marked ability and astuteness, invited their opponents to define the proposals more ..."

4. Secret History of the Court of England from the Accession of George the by Anne Hamilton (1901)
"... Philosophy and Success — The Jailer's Conduct — A "Demon" — Mr. O'Meara—His Professional astuteness — Sympathy and Imaginary Woe — English Compassion. ..."

5. The National Review edited by Richard Holt Hutton, Walter Bagehot (1860)
"He felt that only men of high intellectual power were competent to grapple with the astuteness of the bonzes, and he hastened to Goa, lest missionaries of ..."

6. A Confederate Soldier in Egypt by William Wing Loring (1884)
"MEHEMET ALL The birth and rise of Mehemet AH—How he became Viceroy of Egypt—His genius and astuteness—the massacre of the Mamelukes—Attempts of the Sultan ..."

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