astuteness

Definitions of astuteness
  1. noun
    the intellectual ability to penetrate deeply into ideas
    synonyms: deepness, depth, profoundness, profundity
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    type of:
    sapience, wisdom
    ability to apply knowledge or experience or understanding or common sense and insight
  2. noun
    intelligence manifested by being astute (as in business dealings)
    synonyms: perspicaciousness, perspicacity, shrewdness
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    craft, craftiness, cunning, foxiness, guile, slyness, wiliness
    shrewdness as demonstrated by being skilled in deception
    acumen, insightfulness
    shrewdness shown by keen insight
    knowingness
    shrewdness demonstrated by knowledge
    street smarts
    a shrewd ability to survive in a dangerous urban environment
    type of:
    intelligence
    the ability to comprehend; to understand and profit from experience
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