- keenness or acuteness, esp in vision or thought
WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
a•cu•i•ty /əˈkyuɪti/USA pronunciation n. [uncountable]WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
acuteness:visual acuity; mental acuity.
a•cu•i•ty (ə kyo̅o̅′i tē),USA pronunciation n.
keenness:acuity of vision; acuity of mind.
- Medieval Latin, Late Latin acuitās, equivalent. to Latin acu(ere) to sharpen or acū(tus) sharpened (see acute) + -itās -ity
- Old French
- late Middle English acuite 1375–1425
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acuity /əˈkjuːɪtɪ/ n
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