Meaning: having or experiencing a rapid onset and short but severe course; "acute appendicitis"; "the acute phase of the illness"; "acute patients"
Meaning: extremely sharp or intense; "acute pain"; "felt acute annoyance"; "intense itching and burning"
acute, discriminating, incisive, keen, knifelike, penetrating, penetrative, piercing, sharp
Meaning: having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions; "an acute observer of politics and politicians"; "incisive comments"; "icy knifelike reasoning"; "as sharp and incisive as the stroke of a fang"; "penetrating insight"; "frequent penetrative observations"
meaning of the word
acute_accent, acute, ague
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This one had been a shade more acute than most, and the drop into amity again was a shade more precipitous.
The longing to save her from misery was acute, that, and his own love, prompted by the urging of the desire within him.
On the opposite wall near the acute angle stood a small plain wooden chest of drawers looking, as it were, lost in a desert.
She had no sooner, however, begun to knit than her very acute sense of touch noticed something wrong with the wool she was using.
And when persons are suffering from acute pain, you must have heard them say that there is nothing pleasanter than to get rid of their pain?
He could not live for long away from them without a strange, acute nostalgia that stole his peace of mind and consequently his strength of body.
The light came from the end wall, and grew ever brighter until its intolerable glare caused my eyes acute pain, and involuntarily I closed them.
His most acute emotion he expressed by fingering the right-hand side of his ragged beard, whilst his eyes seemed to smoulder as his thoughts slowly took shape.
The hearing of the Australian aboriginal is acute, and his talent for mimicry astonishing; he can imitate the notes of every bird and the call of every animal with perfect accuracy.
His feelings were so acute and his remorse so great that, in their pity, they had resolved to spare him; and then, on the spot, entered into a solemn compact that no one should be told.