HyperDic: acutely

English > 4 senses of the word acutely:
ADVERBallacutely, keenlyin a keen and discriminating manner
allacutelyhaving a rapid onset
allacutely, sharply, sharpchanging suddenly in direction and degree
allacutely, astutely, shrewdly, sagaciously, sapientlyin a shrewd manner
acutely > pronunciation
Soundsahkyuw'tliy
Rhymesably ... zealously: 1543 rhymes with liy...
English > acutely: 4 senses > adverb 1
MeaningIn a keen and discriminating manner.
Synonymkeenly
Spanishintensamente
Catalanamb entusiasme, profundament
Adjectivesacutehaving or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions
English > acutely: 4 senses > adverb 2
MeaningHaving a rapid onset.
Example"an acutely debilitating virus"
OppositechronicallyIn a slowly developing and long lasting manner
Spanishagudamente
Adjectivesacutehaving or experiencing a rapid onset and short but severe course
English > acutely: 4 senses > adverb 3
Meaningchanging suddenly in direction and degree.
Examples
  • "the visor was acutely peaked"
  • "her shoes had acutely pointed toes"
Synonymssharply, sharp
Adjectivesacuteending in a sharp point
English > acutely: 4 senses > adverb 4
MeaningIn a shrewd manner.
Example "he was acutely insightful"
Synonymsastutely, shrewdly, sagaciously, sapiently
Spanishafiladamente, agudamente, astutamente, filosamente, inteligentemente, sagazmente
Catalanastutament, sagaçment
Adjectivessharpmarked by practical hardheaded intelligence

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