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Meaning of ACUMEN

Pronunciation:  u'kyoomun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  shrewdness shown by keen insight
  2. [n]  a tapering point
 

ACUMEN is a 6 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: insightfulness
 
 See Also: astuteness, enation, perspicaciousness, perspicacity, plant process, shrewdness

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\A*cu"men\, n. [L. acumen, fr. acuere to sharpen. Cf.
{Acute}.]
Quickness of perception or discernment; penetration of mind;
the faculty of nice discrimination. --Selden.

Syn: Sharpness; sagacity; keenness; shrewdness; acuteness.

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: The point of an acuminate leaf.
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: acuity, acuteness, apperception, astuteness, cogency, critical discernment, discernment, discrimination, farseeingness, farsightedness, flair, foresight, foresightedness, incisiveness, insight, judgment, keenness, longheadedness, longsightedness, penetration, perception, perceptiveness, percipience, perspicaciousness, perspicacity, perspicuity, perspicuousness, providence, sagaciousness, sagacity, sensibility, sharpness, shrewdness, trenchancy
 

 

 

 

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