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acute
used in Frankenstein

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Definition
sharp (severe or strong) — usually negative
  • It was indeed but a passing trance, that only made me feel with renewed acuteness so soon as, the unnatural stimulus ceasing to operate, I had returned to my old habits.
    Chapter 4 (71% in)
acuteness = severeness

(Editor's note:  The suffix "-ness" converts an adjective to a noun that means the quality of. This is the same pattern you see in words like darkness, kindness, and coolness.)
There are no more uses of "acute" in Frankenstein.

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