Usage examples for acuteness

  1. It was by the display of talents of an order distinct from clearness of mind, acuteness and judgment, that he was carried forward at once, as an advocate, to that general recognition of his powers, which was the response that greeted his first great speech, delivered in a serious cause before an august assembly. – Memoirs of James Robert Hope-Scott, Volume 2 by Robert Ornsby
  2. Mr. Varney, said Hammerton, with swift acuteness maybe I'm not as bad a fellow as you think. – Captivating Mary Carstairs by Henry Sydnor Harrison
  3. One reason, therefore, for not choosing this approach to our task is that the preacher's attention, partly because of the excellence of these and other books and lectures, and partly because of the acuteness of the political- industrial crisis which is now upon us, is already focused upon it. – Preaching and Paganism by Albert Parker Fitch