- The definition of insightful is someone or something that is very perceptive or that shows a deep understanding.
An example of insightful is a clever observation that gets to the heart of an issue.
insightful definition by Webster's New World
having or showing insight
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- insightfully adverb
insightful definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Showing or having insight; perceptive.
- in·sightˈful·ly adverb
- in·sightˈful·ness noun