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
Scottish & Northern English informalpawky
dated, , informallong-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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