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insight
used in Anna Karenina

6 uses
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Definition
a clear understanding of some aspect of a complex situation; or a tendency to have such understandings
  • With the insight of a man of the world, from one glance at this lady's appearance Vronsky classified her as belonging to the best society.
    Part One (52% in)
  • He recalled his own criticisms of Tyndall of his complacent satisfaction in the cleverness of his experiments, and for his lack of philosophic insight.
    Part One (82% in)
  • He saw the first meeting between the husband and wife, and noted with a lover's insight the signs of slight reserve with which she spoke to her husband.
    Part One (91% in)
  • Being the youngest, she was her father's favorite, and she fancied that his love gave him insight.
    Part Two (4% in)
  • It was only on the supposition that no good nurse would have entered so irregular a household as Anna's that Darya Alexandrovna could explain to herself how Anna with her insight into people could take such an unprepossessing, disreputable-looking woman as nurse to her child.
    Part Six (57% in)
  • It was no good for him to use his insight.
    Part Six (93% in)

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