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 Meanings and Examples of INSIGHT
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 n.  understanding; grasping the inner nature of things intuitively
Classic Sentence: (16 in 2 pages)
1  It was as if his very passivity and prostitution to the Magna Mater gave him insight into material business affairs, and lent him a certain remarkable inhuman force.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 19
2  She had a singular insight into life, considering that she had never mixed with it.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: 3 The First Act in a Timeworn Drama
3  I have frequently gained my first real insight into the character of parents by studying their children.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
4  You will excuse me, Musgrave, if I say that your butler appears to me to have been a very clever man, and to have had a clearer insight than ten generations of his masters.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VI. The Adventure of The Musgrave Ritual
5  But perhaps my brother's penetration may enable him to have some insight into his character.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
6  He recalled his own criticisms of Tyndall of his complacent satisfaction in the cleverness of his experiments, and for his lack of philosophic insight.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 1: Chapter 27
7  It was no good for him to use his insight.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 6: Chapter 30
8  His mind turned to Gerty Farish's words, and the wisdom of the world seemed a groping thing beside the insight of innocence.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 14
9  A long and confidential communication now succeeded, during which the young man received some additional insight into his duty, from the experience and native acuteness of his commander, and then the former took his leave.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 15
10  There was no deep insight into causes and effects necessary to foresee that such a situation of things was likely to prove highly prejudicial to their future movements.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 28
11  Therefore, if he who rules a principality cannot recognize evils until they are upon him, he is not truly wise; and this insight is given to few.
The Prince By Nicolo Machiavelli
12  The coming of Christmas, that first year of our residence in Alabama, gave us an opportunity to get a farther insight into the real life of the people.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter IX.
13  This first visit which General Armstrong made to Tuskegee gave me an opportunity to get an insight into his character such as I had not before had.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington
Get Context   In Chapter XI.
14  In short, one needs, before doing this, to carry out a prolonged probing with the aid of an insight sharpened in the acute school of research.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER II
15  On the contrary I was then wiser and had more insight than at any other time, and understood all that is worth understanding in life, because.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 15: CHAPTER XIX
Example Sentence: (21 in 2 pages)
1  A diligent person, although because of his hard work and damage to his spiritual insight or fresh and creative, but he still will be praised.
2  The article gives us a real insight into the causes of the present economic crisis.
3  The book gives a fascinating insight into Mrs Blair's character.
4  He was a man of forceful character, with considerable insight and diplomatic skills.
5  These texts give the reader an insight into the Chinese mind.
6  His work offers an insight into an alien culture.
7  He had an insight into human nature.
8  The research will provide direct insight into molecular mechanisms.
9  The objective of the research is to gain a better insight into labour market processes.
10  This insight is then applied to three prominent proposals.
11  Perhaps I simply lack the necessary insight to decode your posts.
12  The social media rampage is a big boost for social networks, giving the insight of interactivity abilities within social networks.
13  A large part of the treatment is made up of commonsense, clever insight based on experience.
14  Matz gained keen insight into horses as a three-time Olympian and a silver medalist in equestrian competition at the 1996 Summer Games.
15  The revelation gives more insight into what may have caused Prince's overdose. There are two likely possibilities: Either a pharmaceutical manufacturer mislabeled the pills, or the pills were illegally manufactured.