Hyphenation of acute

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Definitions of acute:

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Having or experiencing a rapid onset and short but severe course
Acute appendicitis The acute phase of the illness Acute patients
Extremely sharp or intense
Acute pain Felt acute annoyance Intense itching and burning
Having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions
An acute observer of politics and politicians Incisive comments Icy knifelike reasoning As sharp and incisive as the stroke of a fang Penetrating insight Frequent penetrative observations
Of an angle
Less than 90 degrees
Ending in a sharp point
Of critical importance and consequence
An acute (or critical) lack of research funds

Synonyms of acute:

adj acute, subacute
adj intense, sharp
adj discriminating, incisive, keen, knifelike, penetrating, penetrative, piercing, sharp, perceptive
adj acute
adj acuate, sharp, needlelike, pointed
adj critical
nounacute accent, ague, accent, accent mark

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