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- The quality of being acute or pointed
the acuteness of an angle
- (of the senses or feelings) The faculty of precise discernment or perception; sensitiveness
By acuteness of feeling, we perceive small objects or slight impressions
by acuteness of intellect, we discern nice distinctions
- Shrillness; high pitch; – said of sounds.
- Violence of a disease, which brings it speedily to a crisis.
- Shrewdness, quickness of mind