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The meaning of Acute

Acute – definition


(of an unpleasant or unwelcome situation or phenomenon) present or experienced to a severe or intense degree.

Usage examples:

An acute housing shortage

Having or showing a perceptive understanding or insight; shrewd.

Usage examples:

An acute awareness of changing fashions

(of an angle) less than 90°.

Usage examples:

It has a large posterior auricle that has a concave posterior margin meeting the hinge at an acute …

(of a sound) high; shrill.

Usage examples:

This is an acute sound, which evokes desperate associations.

Short for acute accent.

Acute translation into English

Acute: translate from English into Chinese

Translate acute into Chinese (Simplified)}
急性, 尖锐, 锐, 剧烈, 尖, 激烈, 刻不容缓, 聪, 剧, 鞭辟入里

Acute: translate from English into Dutch

Translate acute into Dutch}
Acuut, Dringend, Scherpzinnig, Hevig, Intens, Doordringend, Helder, Schrander, Voorbijgaand, Schel

Acute: translate from English into French

Translate acute into French}
Aigu, Grave, Vif, Pénétrant, Profond, Perspicace, Perçant, Sagace, Dangereux, Intelligent

Acute: translate from English into German

Translate acute into German}
Akut, Spitz, Scharf, Heftig, Intensiv, Fein

Acute: translate from English into Hindi

Translate acute into Hindi}
तीव्र, विकट, नोकीला, प्रखर, कर्कश, पैना, चालाक, चतुर, तीक्ष्ण

Acute: translate from English into Italian

Translate acute into Italian}
Acuto, Perspicace

Acute: translate from English into Korean

Translate acute into Korean}
심각한, 날카로운, 예리한, 예음, 격렬한, 급성의

Acute: translate from English into Russian

Translate acute into Russian}
Острый, Проницательный, Резкий, Сильный, Высокий, Пронзительный, Сообразительный

Acute: translate from English into Spanish

Translate acute into Spanish}
Agudo, Grave, Perspicaz, Penetrante, Sutil, Ingenioso

Word origin

late Middle English (describing a disease or its symptoms): from Latin acutus, past participle of acuere ‘sharpen’, from acus ‘needle’.

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