Acumen in a sentence πŸ”Š

Definition of Acumen

Quickness of perception or discernment; penetration of mind; the faculty of nice discrimination. | (botany) A sharp, tapering point extending from a plant. | (anatomy) A bony, often sharp, protuberance, especially that of the ischium.

Short Example Sentences for Acumen

  • 1. This is where my business acumen shows itself. πŸ”Š
  • 2. In learning and critical acumen they are equal to his former works. πŸ”Š
  • 3. AloΓ« africana erecta rotunda, folio parvo & in acumen acutissimum exeunte. πŸ”Š
  • 4. However, from the many examples of his scientific acumen I select one more. πŸ”Š
  • 5. Surely Vergil was gifted with as much critical acumen as Lucan. πŸ”Š

How to use Acumen in Sentences?

  • 1. His position calls for more diplomacy and acumen than any other in the country. πŸ”Š
  • 2. But withal there was a perceptible acumen about the man which was puzzling in the extreme. πŸ”Š
  • 3. Andrea went off without answering him, laughing at the acumen still left to this cracked wit. πŸ”Š
  • 4. Stephen had cause to remember that observation, and the acumen it showed, long afterward. πŸ”Š
  • 5. He gravely wagged his head in agreement with the rival prelate, whose acumen he highly extolled. πŸ”Š
  • 6. In 1865 Pasteur was called upon to exercise his scientific acumen on behalf of the silk industry. πŸ”Š
  • 7. I may as well explain now how it came out, for I am not proud of my acumen at the finish. πŸ”Š
  • 8. One can only pray that the scientific acumen was not absent on that memorable and respectable occasion. πŸ”Š
  • 9. Our school sanctions are not characterized by such acumen or infallibility as to warrant our refusing to give a pupil the benefit of the doubt. πŸ”Š
  • 10. I can hardly believe that this is the same man who discoursed philosophy last night with the most critical acumen and coolest judgment. πŸ”Š
  • 11. She was full of the vulgar shrewdness of a degenerate race, for the old acumen of that race had sharpened her wits. πŸ”Š
  • 12. His speculative genius gave to this scheme a metaphysical background, his logical acumen elaboration and defence. πŸ”Š
  • 13. But acumen develops in the investigator; the figure of twenty-five per cent is correct or may even be an underestimate. πŸ”Š
  • 14. Gray had the critical acumen to discern the difference; but still he in no degree does justice to Collins. πŸ”Š
  • 15. In Chile his scientific acumen had been baffled in the attempt to explain the invasion of the strange and dreadful disease hydrophobia. πŸ”Š
  • 16. Kate promptly took her advice, with the results that have been seen; and her respect for the acumen of her elder child became somewhat akin to awe. πŸ”Š
  • 17. Some individuals, with more acumen than the superstitious masses, took it into their heads to experiment upon Hopkins himself. πŸ”Š
  • 18. It wanted, in truth, the prescience of the seer rather than the acumen of the politician to discern the unity of Italy in 1855. πŸ”Š
  • 19. I was impressed by the business acumen and success of these impassive, industrious sons of the Flowery Kingdom. πŸ”Š
  • 20. In taking this step, Sophia showed that she had the ambition but not the political acumen of her aunt Theodora. πŸ”Š
  • 21. Now and again he caught the glint of her eyes and knew that he was being appraised with such trained acumen as only long knowledge of men can give to women. πŸ”Š
  • 22. Varying metaphysical definitions which baffled the acumen of the wisest philosophers were confidently espoused in a spirit of partisanship by mechanics and ignorant persons of both sexes. πŸ”Š
  • 23. Opusculum hoc, Halberdarie amplissime, in lucem proferre hactenus distuli, judicii tui acumen subveritus magis quam bipennis. πŸ”Š
  • 24. Of course," said one of these, a Melvin who managed her ample fortune with the acumen of a financier, "it will come sometime. πŸ”Š
  • 25. The impressionistic verdicts gained from actual experience reflected the cumulative acumen of discernment which ever was and remains the issue of wisdom, empirical but authentic. πŸ”Š
  • 26. That did not seem likely to one who esteemed Mrs. Hallam's acumen as highly as Kirkwood did. πŸ”Š
  • 27. These investigations are as much distinguished by a profound knowledge and careful working out of the wonderfully-extensive empirical materials for the subject, as by their critical acumen and philosophic grasp. πŸ”Š
  • 28. With all she possessed staked against her untried business acumen she was for the first time in her life concerned with her financial situation, and quite honestly resentful of any interruption of her experiment. πŸ”Š
  • 29. It requires, however, no great degree of intellectual acumen to discover that this denial of the validity of our knowledge of these matters involves its denial in all its applications. πŸ”Š
  • 30. He kept the idea in his mind and went on regarding her in the light of it with a pondering smile, turning it over and finding a lively pleasure in his curious acumen in such an unwonted direction. πŸ”Š