insight

Part of speech: noun

Intellectual discernment.

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Usage examples "insight":

  1. Now, if you knew Mrs. Larsen, it would perhaps give you more insight into Larsen's character than you have now. - "Dawson Black: Retail Merchant", Harold Whitehead.
  2. Gradually the wall of silence and reserve has grown up between us, but while you, with the quicker insight of a woman, have seen it growing, I haven't realised it until it was completed. - "Master of the Vineyard", Myrtle Reed.
  3. It's for something, something that I can't do any other way- something, she had a sudden flash of insight, that, if I could tell you, you would believe in, too. - "The Coast of Chance", Esther Chamberlain Lucia Chamberlain.