Example sentences for: acuity

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

  • 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.)

  • 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.

  • Motion is clearly a true liberal and a critic of acuity.

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

  • They appear to revel in the delivery of punch lines that are totally unintelligible--not, I hasten to say, because of a culture gap or a diminution of (this viewer's) auditory acuity but because of essential lack of clarity of expression.

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