Sentence Examples

  • He had great acuteness, but little breadth.
  • Beginning with a chapter on the means of locomotion in the 10th century, it went on to discuss war, the conflict of languages, faith, morals, the elimination of the unfit, and other general topics, with remarkable acuteness and constructive ability.
  • Sensory organs may have in various respects acuteness beyond those of other creatures.
  • His acuteness was observed by the priests of the seminary at Avignon, where he was educated and took orders.
  • Editio princeps (Milan, 1475); Casaubon (1603) showed great critical ability in his notes, but for want of a good MS. left the restoration of the text to Salmasius (1620), whose notes are a most remarkable monument of erudition, combined with acuteness in verbal criticism and general vigour of intellect.