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insight

in·sight

insight

 
pronunciation:
In saIt
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the power of mind to grasp an essential meaning or truth.
We expect our leaders to have not only knowledge but insight, so that we may trust their decisions.
synonyms:
acumen, perception
similar words:
acuity, comprehension, discernment, instinct, intelligence, penetration, perspicacity, sharpness, understanding
definition 2: the understanding or knowledge of essential meanings or truths.
Her brilliant book is full of insights into human nature.Extensive research and personal experience gave him insight into the causes of war.
 
synonyms:
intuition, realization
similar words:
inspiration, perception, understanding
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