To see all instances of the word
acute
used in
Pride and Prejudice
please enable javascript.

acute
Used in
Pride and Prejudice
Go to Book Vocabulary
  • how acutely did she now feel it!  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The advice was followed readily, for the feverish symptoms increased, and her head ached acutely.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Elizabeth, who had expected to find in her as acute and unembarrassed an observer as ever Mr. Darcy had been, was much relieved by discerning such different feelings.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • But I shall not scruple to assert, that the serenity of your sister's countenance and air was such as might have given the most acute observer a conviction that, however amiable her temper, her heart was not likely to be easily touched.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The dear Colonel rallied his spirits tolerably till just at last; but Darcy seemed to feel it most acutely, more, I think, than last year.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • But when this subject was succeeded by his account of Mr. Wickham—when she read with somewhat clearer attention a relation of events which, if true, must overthrow every cherished opinion of his worth, and which bore so alarming an affinity to his own history of himself—her feelings were yet more acutely painful and more difficult of definition.  (not reviewed by editor)

To see samples from other sources, click a sense of the word below:
as in: acute vision
as in: acute pain
as in: an acute angle
To see an overview of word senses, click here.

Go to Book Vocabulary
VerbalWorkout.com Learn more easily.   Think more clearly.   Express more effectively.