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1. insight

noun. ['ˈɪnˌsaɪt'] clear or deep perception of a situation.

Synonyms

  • penetration

Antonyms

  • tasteless
  • folly

Etymology

  • insight (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Insight

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  • anthracite
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  • calcite
  • eyesight
  • felicite
  • foresight
  • granulocyte
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  • hindsight
  • hindsight
  • hussite
  • leukocyte
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  • magnesite
  • oversight
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Example sentences of the word insight


1. Adjective
Management accounting provides insight into a firm's cost structure and revenue processes.

2. Noun, singular or mass
The following guide offers some insight as to how to approach the teaching of this language to American students.

Quotes containing the word insight


1. Humor brings insight and tolerance. Irony brings a deeper and less friendly understanding.
- Agnes Repplier

2. Whether it's viewers of the show or readers of my columns and books, I'm consistently impressed with their wit, humor and insight. That goes for about 95 percent of the audience. The other five percent are why the 'Delete' option and restraining orders were invented.
- Richard Roeper

3. The method of political science is the interpretation of life; its instrument is insight, a nice understanding of subtle, unformulated conditions.
- Woodrow Wilson

2. insight

noun. ['ˈɪnˌsaɪt'] a feeling of understanding.

Synonyms

  • perceptivity
  • sensibility

Antonyms

  • dull
  • dullness
  • light

Etymology

  • insight (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. insight

noun. ['ˈɪnˌsaɪt'] the clear (and often sudden) understanding of a complex situation.

Synonyms

  • savvy
  • discernment
  • find
  • brainstorm
  • apprehension
  • discovery
  • breakthrough
  • light
  • understanding
  • revelation
  • flash

Antonyms

  • lose
  • stay
  • fearlessness
  • dark

Etymology

  • insight (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. insight

noun. ['ˈɪnˌsaɪt'] grasping the inner nature of things intuitively.

Synonyms

  • sixth sense

Antonyms

  • judiciousness
  • injudiciousness

Etymology

  • insight (Middle English (1100-1500))
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