Meaning of ACUITY in English

əˈkyüəd.ē, aˈ-, -ətē, -i noun

( -es )

Etymology: Middle French acuité, alteration (influenced by Latin acutus sharp, pointed) of Old French agüeté, from agu sharp (from Latin acutus ) + -eté -ity — more at acute

: sharpness , acuteness : keenness of sense perception

acuity of hearing

or acuteness or perceptiveness of mind

Wordsworth's acuity is exercised on common objects — Herbert Read

— see visual acuity

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