Pronunciation of Acute
/ɐkjˈuːt/, /ɐkjˈuːt/, /ɐ_k_j_ˈuː_t/
Antonyms for acute:
eased, deadened, forthright, pointless, shallow, unpointed, lessened, unperceiving, not serious, Imperceptive, trivial, calm, imprecise, undiscerning, insensible, subdued, reduced, toned, imbecile, moderate, unimportant, inaccurate, safe, feeble, dead, fading, honest, stolid, noncrucial, incidental, idiotic, bad, moderated, soothing, dense, dull, numb, blind, pleasant, kind, weak, dulled, light, diminished, blunt, unperceptive, mild, alleviated, slow, dimmed, qualified, superficial, stupid, insensitive, ignorant, decreased, minor, chronic, obtuse, stable, negligible.
Usage examples for acute:
- Though it may not see the object of its attack, the sense of smell is so acute that it knows about when the enemy is reached. - "New National Fourth Reader", Charles J. Barnes and J. Marshall Hawkes.
- And, as if to justify her caution, a sharp, acute pain seized the queen, who turned deadly pale, and threw herself back in the chair, with every symptom of a sudden fainting fit. - "Louise de la Valliere", Alexandre Dumas, Pere.
- Every nerve and sense ached with acute pain. - "The Red Acorn", John McElroy.
Rhymes for acute:
- fruit, brut, root, newt, knute, route, hoot, truitt, loot, brute, suit, coot, boot, jute, stroot, bute, toot, chute, huette, scoot, cute, flute, shoot, boote, moot, mute, lute, shute, butte;
- dilute, pollute, salute, impute, cahoot, pursuit, beirut, compute, permute, astute, minute, repute, dispute, reroute, uproot, recruit, refute, commute;
- disrepute, subacute;