Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Acute"

The meaning of "Acute" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does acute mean?
A: https://context.reverso.net/translation/english-spanish/acute

agudo
grave
acuciante
extrema
crítico
profundo
intenso
apremiante
marcada
imperiosa

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Q: What does acute mean?
A: sharp or concentrated. Usually you'll hear that someone has "acute pain", which means that the area is very sore or hurts a lot, as opposed to "mild pain", which is just kind of there in the background.
Q: What does acute mean?

Example sentences using "Acute"

Q: Please show me example sentences with acute.
A: acute means sharp, strong, but perhaps best way to explain is in regard to illness. we talk about acute and chronic illness. chronic goes on for a long time. acute is sudden but very strong
Q: Please show me example sentences with acute.
A: “That is an acute angle”.
Q: Please show me example sentences with acute.
A: Acute means sharp, severe, intense, serious... It can be used both in a positive and a negative sense. You use it when you talk about the degree of something.

Wolves have an acute sense of smell.
= sharp, highly developed, fantastic, keen (positive meaning)

There is an acute housing shortage.
= severe, extreme (negative meaning)

He had an acute cause of the flu
= He had a severe/very bad case of the flu.

Acute/severe pain сильная боль

Synonyms of "Acute" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between acute and preventable ?
A: They aren't similar.

Preventable: able to be avoided

Acute: bad, piercing (painful), sharp, fast, smart
Q: What is the difference between acute and extreme ?
A: This difference heavily relies on context. Both words can refer to the severity of a situation, but the use of “acute” depends on the sentence.

To use the word “extreme” you refer to a level of intensity. An example of this can be: “Woah! That storm outside is really extreme!”

The use of “acute” is commonly used as defining awareness. An example of this can be: “He has an acute sense of style”
Q: What is the difference between acute and stabbing and piercing ?
A: If acute refers to pain, it means a pain whose onset is typically sudden and doesn't persist over a long period of time. By contrast, chronic pain persists for an extended period of time.

Stabbing and piercing are basically the same idea, but they have different (sometimes overlapping) applications. Someone stabs another person with a knife or sword (not pierce). In doing so, they may pierce someone's skin and flesh. Piercing can also be used figuratively, e.g. in law you speak of "piercing the corporate veil." A less esoteric example is piercing a facade, i.e. cutting through or breaking down a false conception of something.
Q: What is the difference between acute and keen ?
A: Sometimes they mean the same thing; "He has an acute interest in that" or "He has a keen interest in that". But sometimes you shouldn't use one for example " acute triangles", "an acute case of [illness]" or "keen sense of smell", "He was keen..." and other instances wouldn't sound right with the other word there.

Translations of "Acute"

Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? acute
A:
tirav, karkash, chhatur
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? acute
A: Acute (呆了短时间)

Other questions about "Acute"

Q: Please show me how to pronounce acute.
A: Sounds like "uh-kyoot."

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