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1. keenness

noun. a quick and penetrating intelligence.

Synonyms

  • intelligence
  • acuteness
  • steel trap
  • acuity

Antonyms

  • softness
  • good nature
  • sharpness
  • crooked

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • keen (English)
  • caoin (Irish)

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2. keenness

noun. a positive feeling of wanting to push ahead with something.

Synonyms

  • ardour
  • avidity
  • avidness
  • zeal
  • eagerness
  • ardor
  • enthusiasm

Antonyms

  • roundness
  • straight
  • crookedness
  • straightness

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • keen (English)
  • caoin (Irish)

3. keenness

noun. thinness of edge or fineness of point.

Synonyms

  • contour
  • shape
  • configuration
  • sharp
  • acuteness
  • form
  • conformation

Antonyms

  • dullness
  • obtuseness
  • indistinctness
  • opacity

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • keen (English)
  • caoin (Irish)

Sentences with keenness


1. Noun, singular or mass
He has to be the supportive pillar for the child and must show keenness and interest in the upbringing of the child.

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