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Definition of "insight" []

  • The capacity to discern the true nature of a situation; penetration. (noun)
  • The act or outcome of grasping the inward or hidden nature of things or of perceiving in an intuitive manner. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "insight" in a sentence
  • "GREAT to hear from you, Liz (so to speak -- grin), and your insight is a welcome addition."
  • "This insight is the basis of lease-an-ear, a thriving service branch."
  • "Your insight is about a long as your attention span when dealing with world wide beneficial long term solutions that might take years if not decades to realize."