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English noun: astuteness

1. astuteness (cognition) intelligence manifested by being astute (as in business dealings)


Synonymsperspicaciousness, perspicacity, shrewdness


Broader (hypernym)intelligence


Narrower (hyponym)acumen, craft, craftiness, cunning, foxiness, guile, insightfulness, knowingness, slyness, street smarts, wiliness


Domain categorybusiness, business enterprise, commercial enterprise

2. astuteness (cognition) the intellectual ability to penetrate deeply into ideas


Synonymsdeepness, depth, profoundness, profundity


Broader (hypernym)sapience, wisdom









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