Astucity
Astucity As*tu"ci*ty, n. [See {Astucious}.] Craftiness; astuteness. [R.] --Carlyle. [1913 Webster]

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  • astucity — üsəd.ē noun ( es) Etymology: from astucious, after such pairs as English ferocious: ferocity : the quality of being astute : astuteness they had been fools (to put it mildly), while the M gai had been devils of …   Useful english dictionary

  • astucity — noun Craftiness; astuteness …   Wiktionary

  • astucity — as·tu·ci·ty …   English syllables

  • astuteness — n 1. perception, discernment, penetration; perspicacity, percipience, appercipience, discrimination; acuteness, keenness, acumen, quickness, sharpness; sagacity, judiciousness, wisdom, sapience, mother wit, wits; intelligence, understanding,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • discrimination — [n1] bias bigotry, favoritism, hatred, inequity, injustice, intolerance, partiality, prejudice, unfairness, wrong; concepts 29,689 Ant. fairness, tolerance discrimination [n2] particularity in taste acumen, acuteness, astucity, astuteness, bias,… …   New thesaurus

  • wit — [n1] humor aphorism, badinage, banter, bon mot, burlesque, drollery, facetiousness, fun, gag, jest, jocularity, joke, lark, levity, pleasantry, practical joke, prank, pun, quip, raillery, repartee, sally, satire, trick, whimsicality, wisecrack,… …   New thesaurus

  • wits — wit [n1] humor aphorism, badinage, banter, bon mot, burlesque, drollery, facetiousness, fun, gag, jest, jocularity, joke, lark, levity, pleasantry, practical joke, prank, pun, quip, raillery, repartee, sally, satire, trick, whimsicality,… …   New thesaurus

  • astucious —   a. astute.    ♦ astucity, n …   Dictionary of difficult words

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