Sentence Examples


  • My husband is far lacking in the mental acumen to accomplish the task.
  • The special feature of his work is its extreme accuracy and definiteness; he combines the highest mathematical acumen with refinement of experimental skill, so that the idea of ranking him as higher in one department than another does not arise.
  • They exercise their acumen in multiplying difficulties; but all such questionable doctrines are presently re-established from a different point of view as truths of faith or findings of church authority.
  • Capable lawyers with business acumen are valuable to any firm.
  • For the next three years, Wilson demonstrated immense political acumen.

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