What does the word insight mean?

Usage examples for 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 by 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 by 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 by Esther Chamberlain Lucia Chamberlain