Word Of The Day | Acumen | English Language | Daily Vocab



the ability to make good judgments and take quick decisions.

Origin: “quickness of perception, keen insight,” 1530s, from Latin acumen “a point, sting,” hence, figuratively, “mental sharpness, shrewdness,” from acuere “to sharpen,” literal and figurative (of intellect, emotion, etc.), related to acus “a needle,” from PIE root *ak- “be sharp, rise (out) to a point, pierce.” Related: Acuminous.

Synonyms: astuteness(चालाकी), awareness(जागरूकता), shrewdness(चतुरता), acuity(तीक्ष्णता)

Antonyms: stupid(मूर्ख), silly(मूर्ख), idiotic(मूर्ख), half-witted(मंदबुद्धि), witless(बुद्धिहीन)

Trick: India ne chandyan 2 ka launch karke sabko dika diya k Indian’s bhi acumen hai.

Word Uses:

1. Still, Litwin said that when supervising doctors caught a glimpse of his medical acumen, they were impressed. फिर भी, लिट्विन ने कहा कि जब डॉक्टरों ने उनके चिकित्सा कौशल की एक झलक पकड़ी, तो वे प्रभावित हुए।

Los Angeles Times Aug 7, 2019

2. She operates at the nexus of celebrity, pop psychology and potential salvation, where shrewd business acumen and astral planes collide. वह सेलिब्रिटी, पॉप मनोविज्ञान और संभावित उद्धार के गठजोड़ में काम करती है, जहां व्यापार कौशल और सूक्ष्म विमान टकराते हैं।

Los Angeles Times Jul 31, 2019

3. Stories of his business acumen and his philanthropy will be told long after his death. उनकी मृत्यु के लंबे समय बाद उनके व्यापार कौशल और उनके परोपकार की कहानियां बताई जाएंगी।

Washington Times Jul 10, 2019

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