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Detailed Synonyms for shrewdness in English

shrewdness:

shrewdness [the ~] noun

  1. the shrewdness
    the cunning; the slyness; the shrewdness
  2. the shrewdness
    the acuteness; the sharp-mindedness; the discernment; the keen perception; the sharpness; the acumen; the sagacity; the slyness; the shrewdness
  3. the shrewdness
    the cunning; the slyness; the shrewdness; the craftiness
  4. the shrewdness
    – intelligence manifested by being astute (as in business dealings) 1
    the shrewdness; the perspicacity; the astuteness; the perspicaciousness
    – intelligence manifested by being astute (as in business dealings) 1

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  1. intelligence manifested by being astute (as in business dealings)1

shrewd:

shrewd adj

  1. shrewd
  2. shrewd
    smart; canny; shrewd; wily; sly
  3. shrewd
  4. shrewd
  5. shrewd
  6. shrewd
    bright
    – characterized by quickness and ease in learning 1
    • bright adj
      • some children are brighter in one subject than another1
  7. shrewd
    – marked by practical hardheaded intelligence 1
    sharp; shrewd; astute
    – marked by practical hardheaded intelligence 1
    • sharp adj
    • shrewd adj
      • he was too shrewd to go along with them on a road that could lead only to their overthrow1
    • astute adj
      • an astute tenant always reads the small print in a lease1
  8. shrewd
    – used of persons 1
    shrewd; scheming; conniving; calculating; calculative
    – used of persons 1

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Related Definitions for "shrewd":

  1. marked by practical hardheaded intelligence1
    • he was too shrewd to go along with them on a road that could lead only to their overthrow1
  2. used of persons1