Example sentences for: acuity

How can you use “acuity” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The chief strength of Death of a Salesman is its psychological acuity and its insight into family misery.

  • Some blast the film because it uses a child's death "as merely the first manipulation of many meant to engender sympathy for its heroine" and call it "fraudulent in every detail" (Joe Morgenstern, the Wall Street Journal ). Others deny these charges, saying the movie has "an emotional depth and psychological acuity that place it in a category by itself" (Stephen Holden, the New York Times ). Most concur in their estimation of Weaver's work: "emotionally direct … lovely, warm" (Lisa Schwarzbaum, Entertainment Weekly ). (Click here to read a review of the Jane Hamilton novel that was the basis of the film.)

  • 2. This high ratio has been maintained because of the high acuity of care.

  • Although we identified predictors that could be easily obtained or assessed at admission, other variables, including diagnosis, acuity of illness, co-morbidities, pain, and type and dose of medications, may also be associated with the development of behavioral problems in this setting.

  • Interpretation of the instrument may have implications about patient acuity and need for amount of services.


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