Acute

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Acute

Acute meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • संवेगी, कुशाग्र, धारदार, नुकीला, ज़बरदस्त, तेज़, न्यून, विकट, तीक्ष्ण, अतिपाती, पैना, नोकीला, विकट, कर्कश, तीव्र, पैना, प्रखर

Acute meaning in English (Vocabulary words)

  • (adj) (of an unpleasant or unwelcome situation or phenomenon) present or experienced to a severe or intense degree. “an acute housing shortage”
  • (adj) (of a disease or its symptoms) severe but of short duration. “acute appendicitis”
  • (adj) denoting or designed for patients with an acute form of a disease. “an acute ward”
  • (adj) having or showing a perceptive understanding or insight; shrewd. “an acute awareness of changing fashions”
  • (adj) of a physical sense or faculty) highly developed; keen. “an acute sense of smell”
  • (adj) of an angle) less than 90°., having a sharp end; pointed.
  • (adj) (of a sound) high; shrill.

Acute origin (Root word)

  • late Middle English (describing a disease or its symptoms): from Latin acutus, past participle of acuere ‘sharpen’, from acus ‘needle’.

Acute in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)

  • India now in the midst of major economic slowdown, urgent …, At a time when India’s economy is suffering from an acute slowdown, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said the current downturn can only …
  • ‘India in growth recession; acute power centralisation’, Former Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor Raghuram Rajan said India is in the midst of a “growth recession” with signs of a deep
  • PM Modi launches scheme to conserve groundwater, … to conserve groundwater in seven states facing acute water shortage, … It said that by 2030, India’s water demand will be twice the available …
  • Prithvi Shaw named in India A squad for New Zealand tour, All-rounder Hardik Pandya, who had picked up an acute lower-back … India A squad for 1st four-day game: Prithvi Shaw, Mayank Agarwal, …
  • Air India seeks Rs 2400 cr government guarantee to raise funds,NEW DELHI: Facing acute financial crunch, Air India has sought Rs 2,400 crore guarantee from the government to raise fresh funds to mainly meet its …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Acute 

  • A CUTE girl, we’ll “quickly perceive” a cute one…”keen” to know about her..since we’ll only see her for a short time in the crowd, the impact will be “brief and severe”…these are the 3 meanings…
  • acute angle is angle less than 90 degree…so angles with small measurement will have SHARP vertex…

From oxford