Meaning of ACUTE in English

ACUTE

a.

1.

Sharp, pointed, acuminate, cuspidate.

2.

Keen, shrewd, discerning, knowing, quick, sharp, smart, bright, sage, sagacious, intelligent, astute, ingenious, subtle, penetrating, piercing, clear-sighted, sharp-witted, long-headed.

3.

Severe, violent, intense, poignant, distressing, fierce, piercing, exquisite, pungent.

4.

High, shrill, high-toned.

5.

( Med. ) Sudden, violent, temporary, limited, not chronic.

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