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  • There was so great a contrast between us that I am sure we must both have felt it; anyhow, I felt it acutely.
  • His mind was in a confused state, so much so that the incidents of the morning seemed to be imperfectly realized, though acutely felt.

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as in: acute pain Define
sharp (a severely negative event) -- often with a rapid onset
as in: acute vision Define
sharp (highly perceptive in some area or mentally sharp) (often with a connotation that resulting awareness is painful)
as in: an acute angle Define
sharp; or an angle measuring between 0 and 90 degrees
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