Synonyms of acute in English:
2 he has an exceptionally acute mind
astute, shrewd, sharp, sharp-witted, razor-sharp, rapier-like, quick, quick-witted, agile, nimble, ingenious, clever, intelligent, bright, brilliant, smart, canny, intuitive, discerning, perceptive, perspicacious, penetrating, insightful, incisive, piercing, discriminating, sagacious, wise, judicious
British informal suss
Scottish & Northern English informal pawky
dated , informal long-headed
3 the acute food shortages of post-war England
4 the meal gave us acute pains in our stomachs
intense, severe, extreme, excruciating, agonizing, grievous, hellish, torturous, tormenting, unbearable, insufferable, unendurable, more than one can bear, more than flesh and blood can stand
[Antonyms] dull, mild
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acute, keen, penetrating
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