Astuteness in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Astuteness

The quality of being astute.

How to use Astuteness in Sentences?

  • 1. We are indebted for its development to the astuteness of our distinguished representative. 🔊
  • 2. Johnston, whose astuteness they feared, was proving himself worthy of their opinion. 🔊
  • 3. The astuteness of the man who, taken by surprise, had conceived this snare filled him with dread. 🔊
  • 4. But behind his stupidity lay the cunning astuteness of Stafnitz, the ingenious bit of devilry. 🔊
  • 5. I admit I was much annoyed, because I rather prided myself on the astuteness I had displayed. 🔊
  • 6. And had he, by that time, acquired astuteness sufficient to cheat the other party to the contract of his due? 🔊
  • 7. None but theocrats, in whose own hearts faith in their central principle was waning, could develop such astuteness and diplomacy. 🔊
  • 8. With great astuteness the Vanderbilts planned to upset the operation of the road, to the least possible degree. 🔊
  • 9. Outside the city on the road to Tali there is a loss on exchange varying according to your astuteness from 3 to 6 per cent. 🔊
  • 10. Why are rascality and astuteness regarded as great qualities in the Spanish people, when there is no other so noble, so proud, so chivalrous as it? 🔊
  • 11. Beneath all his coarseness and weakness, there was a glimmer of low cunning which might suffice to keep their superior and practised astuteness at its full stretch. 🔊
  • 12. The top of her rough head and her wild brown eyes were just visible over the panel as she stared round her, taking in with composure and astuteness everything that was going on. 🔊
  • 13. She did not translate the symbolism into the struggle of a young man of considerable commercial astuteness to gain a footing for himself, and when he had done so to seek the best opportunity of enlarging it. 🔊
  • 14. His unusual astuteness made it really diverting, when you knew your man, to have dealings with him, otherwise it was likely to turn out an expensive amusement. 🔊
  • 15. His daughter-in-law had come to her new life armed with a goodly stock of common sense and no small share of the family characteristics of love of money and astuteness in getting it. 🔊
  • 16. How well these accomplishments attested the high order of her intellectual training; how perfectly they demonstrated the astuteness of her power of thought, when applied to practical subjects. 🔊
  • 17. It was an ordeal which made even her devoutest adherents tremble; for we knew the astuteness of the churchmen, and how that they would seek to win admissions which they would pervert to their own uses afterwards. 🔊