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Meaning of "sharp-wittedness" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SHARP-WITTEDNESS

sharp-wittedness  [ˌʃɑːpˈwɪtɪdnəs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SHARP-WITTEDNESS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Sharp-Wittedness is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES SHARP-WITTEDNESS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of sharp-wittedness in the English dictionary

The definition of sharp-wittedness in the dictionary is the quality of being keenly intelligent or perceptive.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH SHARP-WITTEDNESS


antiquatedness
ˈæntɪˌkweɪtɪdnəs
belatedness
bɪˈleɪtɪdnəs
celebratedness
ˈselɪˌbreɪtɪdnəs
clear-sightedness
ˌklɪəˈsaɪtɪdnəs
consecratedness
ˈkɒnsɪˌkreɪtɪdnəs
delightedness
dɪˈlaɪtɪdnəs
dissipatedness
ˈdɪsɪpeɪtɪdnəs
elatedness
ɪˈleɪtɪdnəs
far-sightedness
ˌfɑːˈsaɪtɪdnəs
foresightedness
ˌfɔːˈsaɪtɪdnəs
inflatedness
ɪnˈfleɪtɪdnəs
limitedness
ˈlɪmɪtɪdnəs
long-sightedness
ˌlɒŋˈsaɪtɪdnəs
mean-spiritedness
ˌmiːnˈspɪrɪtɪdnəs
opinionatedness
əˈpɪnjənˌeɪtɪdnəs
quick-wittedness
ˌkwɪkˈwɪtɪdnəs
relatedness
rɪˈleɪtɪdnəs
sharp-sightedness
ˌʃɑːpˈsaɪtɪdnəs
spiritedness
ˈspɪrɪtɪdnəs
unsophisticatedness
ˌʌnsəˈfɪstɪˌkeɪtɪdnəs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE SHARP-WITTEDNESS

sharp-eared
sharp-eyed
sharp-faced
sharp-featured
sharp-set
sharp-sighted
sharp-sightedly
sharp-sightedness
sharp-tempered
sharp-tongued
sharp-witted
sharp-wittedly
sharpbender
sharpen
sharpener
sharpening
sharper
Sharpeville
sharpie
sharpish

WORDS THAT END LIKE SHARP-WITTEDNESS

awkwardness
baldness
blindness
boldness
business
fondness
goodness
hardness
indebtedness
kindness
loudness
madness
mindedness
oddness
preparedness
redness
sadness
soundness
tiredness
weirdness
wickedness

Synonyms and antonyms of sharp-wittedness in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «sharp-wittedness» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SHARP-WITTEDNESS

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The translations of sharp-wittedness from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «sharp-wittedness» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

锐wittedness
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

agudo de ingenio
570 millions of speakers

English

sharp-wittedness
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

तेज wittedness
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

حاد wittedness
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Резкое сообразительность
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

sharp- wittedness
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ধারালো-wittedness
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

forte d´esprit d´à
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Kecerdasan tajam
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

scharfe Schlagfertigkeit
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

シャープwittedness
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

날카로운 wittedness
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Tajem-wittedness
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

sắc nét nhanh trí
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கூர்மையான புத்திசாலித்தனமான
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

तेजस्वीपणा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

keskin wittedness
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

sharp intelligenza brillante
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

ostrych wittedness
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Різке кмітливість
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

ascuțit - wittedness
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

απότομη - wittedness
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

skerp - wittedness
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

skarp wittedness
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

sharp- wittedness
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of sharp-wittedness

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SHARP-WITTEDNESS»

The term «sharp-wittedness» is barely ever used and occupies the 195.839 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SHARP-WITTEDNESS» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about sharp-wittedness

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SHARP-WITTEDNESS»

Discover the use of sharp-wittedness in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to sharp-wittedness and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Synonym Finder
... brightness, SI. smarts, SI. savvy; sharp- wittedness, quick-wittedness, nimble- wittedness, clear or quick thinking; esprit, ready wit, quick wit, sharp wit, nimble wit. mble-witted, adj. witty, spirituel, attic; brilliant, scintillating, sparkling; acute, keen ...
Jerome Irving Rodale, 1978
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Oxford Thesaurus of English
2 he talks with great perception on all matters theatrical: insight, perceptiveness, percipience, perspicacity, perspicuity, understanding, keenness, sharpness, sharp-wittedness, quick-wittedness, intelligence, intuition, cleverness, incisiveness, ...
Maurice Waite, 2009
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Lessing: Philosophical and Theological Writings
But since not every antithesis is based on a sharp-witted distinction, and what ought to be a devastating flash of sharp-wittedness is often only the summer lightning of wit – especially among our dear poets –, the term 'antithesis' has become a ...
Gotthold Ephraim Lessing, H. B. Nisbet, 2005
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A Theory of Constitutional Rights
85 Ehrlich's polemic against 'fruitless sharp-wittedness' lies outside of this group. However, it is worth mentioning, because it is characteristic of an anti-analytical tendency that is never quite laid to rest: 'Sharp-wittedness is the most fruitless of ...
Robert Alexy, 2009
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Bass & Stogdill's Handbook of Leadership: Theory, Research, ...
(1979) found that generosity, fair-mindedness, sharp- wittedness, and steadiness were judged to be more important for top management by those whose rate of advancement as managers was faster, and tolerance and adaptability were ...
Bernard M. Bass, Ralph Melvin Stogdill, 1990
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The Bass Handbook of Leadership: Theory, Research, and ...
Bass, Burger, et al. (1979) found that for several thousand middle managers from 12 countries, fast-trackers considered the values of generosity, fair-mindedness, sharp- wittedness, and steadiness as more important for top management, ...
Bernard M. Bass, Ruth Bass, 2009
7
A Dictionary of the English and Russian Languages:
Остроумность , sharp-wittedness, wittiness, ingeniousness. Острожный, a. sharp-witted, witty, ingenious. sharp-faced , Ocrpoxnóc'rxa , (anus acuta) pintail duck. Острохвостъ, т. (cepala) bandfìsh, snake-fish. Острочйть, s. Обстрёчинать.
Jacob Banks, 1840
8
Understanding Deviance: A Guide to the Sociology of Crime ...
... rarely, herself) somewhat idiosyncratically. They are: trouble (the tension between law-abiding and law-violating behaviour); toughness (masculinity– effeminacy); smartness (sharp-wittedness–dull-wittedness); excitement (activity– passivity); ...
David M. Downes, Paul Rock, 2011
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Bahá'í Ethics in Light of Scripture: Volume 2: Virtues and ...
It depends on a keen mind, on sharp-wittedness: . . . be thou of them that are sharp-sighted, who scan heedfully . . .824 Bahá'í scripture: 'Truth and falsehood' ( ḥaqq–báṭil, cf. Bahá'u'lláh, Tablets 9:6 [p. 139]; Bahá'u'lláh, Gleanings 133:2 (p.
Udo Schaefer, 2009
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Sri Guru Granth Sahib, Vol. 3
Nanak : The Lord is Known through the Word, and thus one Contemplates ever His Name. [2] The world is an impassable Sea : the Egocentric knows not its limits. For, within him is Ego and I-amness and Lust and Wrath and Sharp- wittedness.

5 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SHARP-WITTEDNESS»

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Prepare to be stomped on by “Jurassic World”
Like the creatures that inhabit it, “Jurassic World” is all about brawn, sheer visual and commercial heft. Sharp-wittedness and emotional subtlety are not on offer, ... «CatholicPhilly.com, Jun 15»
2
Review: Nothing Personal delivers warm and well-written elderly …
The wonderful mix of the granny who can knock out a fart that would have an elephant on its back combined with a keen sharp-wittedness born out of a lifetime ... «Scottish Daily Record, Oct 14»
3
'American Idol' Finale: THR Live-Blogs the Jessica Sanchez-Phillip …
Slightly amusing to see that his sharp-wittedness is ... ALL A FACADE! (Muahahaha.) 8:31 p.m. The season-11 lady castoffs (plus Sanchez), dressed in Vegas-y ... «Hollywood Reporter, May 12»
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Art seen: Inspiration and Obsessions at the Blue Oyster
Moreover, Ovens engaged his usual sharp-wittedness to screen-print brusque T-shirts referencing Made at the Sweatshop (2007) while Hutchinson (Jay) ... «Otago Daily Times, Apr 12»
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Culture Clinic: Phyllida Law
How on earth do you intend to pass on your wonderful legacy of common sense, sharp-wittedness and dry-stone walling if you bury your head in the sand about ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Oct 09»

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