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 Meanings and Examples of ACUMEN
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 n.  mental keenness; quickness of perception
Classic Sentence:
1  But when St. John had mused a few moments he recommenced as imperturbably and with as much acumen as ever.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXIX
2  His very intensity and acumen in the affairs of the pits seemed like a manifestation of madness to her, his very inspirations were the inspirations of insanity.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 15
3  For a man who was never in the country, and who did not evidently do much in the way of business, his knowledge and acumen were wonderful.
Dracula By Bram Stoker
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER III
Example Sentence:
1  However, her team's political acumen is clearly beyond mine, an Ivy League Medical Science Professor and NOT a Political "Science" Professor.
2  The firm's success is largely due to Brannon's commercial acumen.