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Meaning of INSIGHT

Pronunciation:  'in`sIt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  grasping the inner nature of things intuitively
  2. [n]  clear or deep perception of a situation
  3. [n]  the clear (and often sudden) understanding of a complex situation
  4. [n]  a feeling of understanding
 

INSIGHT is a 7 letter word that starts with I.

 

 Synonyms: brainstorm, brainwave, penetration, perceptiveness, perceptivity, sixth sense
 
 See Also: apprehension, breakthrough, discernment, discovery, find, flash, intuition, light, perception, revelation, savvy, sensibility, understanding

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\In"sight`\, n.
1. A sight or view of the interior of anything; a deep
   inspection or view; introspection; -- frequently used with
   into.

         He had an insight into almost all the secrets of
         state.                                --Jortin.

2. Power of acute observation and deduction; penetration;
   discernment; perception.

         Quickest insight In all things that to greatest
         actions lead.                         --Milton.

 
Computing Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

A simulation and modelling language especially for health care problems.

["Simulation Modeling with INSIGHT", S.D. Roberts Proc 1983 Winter Sim Conf, S.D. Roberts et al eds, pp.7-16].

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: a priori knowledge, acuity, acumen, acuteness, anschauung, anticipation, apperception, appreciation, appreciativeness, astuteness, awareness, buddhi, clairsentience, clairvoyance, cogency, cognition, cognizance, comprehension, consciousness, critical discernment, direct apprehension, discernment, ESP, extrasensory perception, farseeingness, farsightedness, flair, foresight, foresightedness, immediate cognition, incisiveness, inspiration, intuition, intuitionism, intuitive reason, intuitiveness, intuitivism, judgement, judgment, knowledge without thought, longheadedness, longsightedness, lucidity, mindfulness, noesis, note, notice, penetration, perception, perceptiveness, percipience, perspicaciousness, perspicacity, perspicuity, perspicuousness, precognition, premonition, providence, psychometry, realization, recognition, sagaciousness, sagacity, sageness, sapience, satori, second sight, second-sightedness, sensibility, sensitivity, sharpness, sixth sense, subconscious knowledge, subconscious perception, trenchancy, understanding, unmediated perception, vision, wisdom
 

 

 

 

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