HyperDic: keen

English > 7 senses of the word keen:
ADJECTIVEallkeen, acute, discriminating, incisive, knifelike, penetrating, penetrative, piercing, sharphaving or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions
allkeen, exquisiteintense or sharp
allkeen, bang-up, bully, corking, cracking, dandy, great, groovy, neat, nifty, not bad, peachy, slap-up, swell, smashing, oldvery good
allkeen, cutting, knifelike, piercing, stabbing, lancinate, lancinatingpainful as if caused by a sharp instrument
allkeenhaving a sharp cutting edge or point
NOUNcommunicationkeena funeral lament sung with loud wailing
VERBemotionkeen, lamentexpress grief verbally
keen > pronunciation
Soundskiy'n
RhymesAberdeen ... wolverine / Wolverine: 192 rhymes with iyn...
English > keen: 7 senses > adjective 1
MeaningHaving or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions.
Synonymsacute, discriminating, incisive, knifelike, penetrating, penetrative, piercing, sharp
BroaderperceptiveHaving the ability to perceive or understand
Spanishafilado, agudo, fino, incisivo, mordaz, penetrante, punzante
Catalanafilat, agut, fi, incisiu, penetrant
Nounskeennessa quick and penetrating intelligence
Adverbskeenlyin a keen and discriminating manner
English > keen: 7 senses > adjective 2
MeaningIntense or sharp.
Synonymexquisite
BroaderintensePossessing or displaying a distinctive feature to a heightened degree
Spanishentusiasta, exquisito
Catalanentusiasta
English > keen: 7 senses > adjective 3
MeaningVery good.
Synonymsbang-up, bully, corking, cracking, dandy, great, groovy, neat, nifty, not bad, peachy, slap-up, swell, smashing, old
BroadergoodHaving desirable / desirable or positive qualities especially those suitable for a thing specified
Usage ofcolloquialismA colloquial expression
Spanishbárbaro, bestial, brutal, chachi, enorme, fenomenal, genial, gran, guay, súper
Catalanbestial, brutal, enorme, excel·lent, fantàstic, fenomenal, genial, gran, guai, súper
English > keen: 7 senses > adjective 4
MeaningPainful as if caused by a sharp instrument.
Example "keen winds"
Synonymscutting, knifelike, piercing, stabbing, lancinate, lancinating
Broadersharpkeenly and painfully felt
Spanishcortante, penetrante, punzante
Catalanpenetrant
English > keen: 7 senses > adjective 5
MeaningHaving a sharp cutting edge or point.
Example"a keen blade"
BroadersharpHaving or made by a thin edge or sharp point
Spanishafilado
Catalanpunxant, punyent
Nounskeennessthinness of edge or fineness of point
English > keen: 7 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA funeral lament sung with loud wailing.
RegionIreland, Hibernia, Emerald IsleAn island comprising the republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland
Broaderdirge, coronach, lament, requiem, threnodyA song or hymn of mourning composed or performed as a memorial to a dead person
Verbskeenexpress grief verbally
English > keen: 7 senses > verb 1, emotion
MeaningExpress grief verbally.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymlament
Entailsgrieve, sorrowFeel grief
Broaderexpress emotion, express feelingsGive verbal / verbal / verbal or other expression to one's feelings
Spanishdeplorar, lamentarse, lamentar, quejarse
Catalandeplorar, lamentar-se, lamentar, queixar-se
Nounskeena funeral lament sung with loud wailing

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