astuteness astuteness  /ə ˈstut nəs/


  1. (n) intelligence manifested by being astute (as in business dealings)
  2. (n) the intellectual ability to penetrate deeply into ideas


  • Then Varnava, Patriarch of the Church, fell deathly ill and the Church showed its astuteness.



  1. "No matter the astuteness of his economic policy, social interventions, financial acumen, or peacekeeping initiatives across the continent, he will always be known as the president who presided over the AIDS apocalypse," Lewis said.
    on Aug 15, 2007 By: Stephen Lewis Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "He demonstrated the highest level of politico-military astuteness by getting the army in shape on one hand and dealing with the then prime minister Indira Gandhi," Bhaskar, a former deputy director of think-tank Institute for Defence Studies...
    on Jun 27, 2008 By: Bhaskar Source: (blog)

  3. "The exemplary political astuteness of the party president (Pawan Chamling) is something to be understood by politicians in India," said Mr PD Rai on the victory.
    on May 17, 2009 By: Nakul Das Rai Source: The Statesman

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