Synonyms for acutely

Grammar : Adv
Spell : uh-kyoot
Phonetic Transcription : əˈkyut

Définition of acutely

Origin :
  • late 14c., originally of fevers and diseases, "coming and going quickly" (opposed to a chronic), from Latin acutus "sharp, pointed," figuratively "shrill, penetrating; intelligent, cunning," past participle of acuere "sharpen" (see acuity). Meaning "sharp, irritating" is from early 15c. Meaning "intense" is from 1727. Related: Acutely; acuteness.
  • adv sharply
Example sentences :
  • Now he was active, acutely aware of himself and all his wants.
  • Extract from : « The Spenders » by Harry Leon Wilson
  • The parson was acutely moved for the anguish he had not probed.
  • Extract from : « Meadow Grass » by Alice Brown
  • He was acutely conscious of the mist of which Hermione had thought.
  • Extract from : « A Spirit in Prison » by Robert Hichens
  • At that moment the old painter must have been acutely conscious of his fall.
  • Extract from : « His Masterpiece » by Emile Zola
  • When she caught hold of her fork she began to tremble so acutely that she let it fall again.
  • Extract from : « L'Assommoir » by Emile Zola
  • I suppose you consider it quite extraordinary, my feeling that so acutely.
  • Extract from : « Galusha the Magnificent » by Joseph C. Lincoln
  • Galusha did not hear much of this, he was suffering too acutely to listen.
  • Extract from : « Galusha the Magnificent » by Joseph C. Lincoln
  • She saw every sign in her now that in the old days she had learned to dread so acutely.
  • Extract from : « The Golden Woman » by Ridgwell Cullum
  • They who feel most acutely for its sorrows, are, for the most part, too ignorant to alleviate them.
  • Extract from : « The O'Donoghue » by Charles James Lever
  • Take my word for it, I feel too acutely all the wrong you have suffered from mine.
  • Extract from : « Luttrell Of Arran » by Charles James Lever

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