acumen definition

  • noun:
    • Quickness, precision, and keenness of judgment or understanding.
    • quickness of perception or discernment; penetration of brain; the faculty of good discrimination
    • Quickness of perception or discernment; penetration of head; the faculty of nice discrimination.
    • Quickness of perception; the faculty of nice discrimination; emotional acuteness or penetration; keenness of insight.
    • In botany, a tapering point. Synonyms Penetration, discernment, acuteness, sharpness, perspicacity, understanding.
    • shrewdness shown by keen insight
    • a tapering point

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