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That said, he was also acutely aware of how much she admired a minister who stood up to her. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We're acutely aware of that. The Sun (2016)The police and the House of Commons security teams similarly have become acutely aware that better security and risk assessments are needed. The Sun (2017)How acutely he feels the loss of each old skill. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Politicians are acutely conscious that failure with public money is not permitted. Times, Sunday Times (2009)There are many situations in which people experience an acutely uncomfortable degree of proximity. Personnel Management: A New Approach (1991)They are acutely aware that their elite backgrounds make them disconnected. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Certainly they were acutely conscious of family relationships and responsibilities. The American Nation: A History of the United States to 1877 (1995)His preaching struck images that made his audience acutely uncomfortable. Christianity Today (2000)The victims were acutely aware of the effect they had on others. FIGHTER BOYS: Saving Britain 1940 (2003)It's acutely observed and curiously haunting. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Raised eyebrows make me acutely uncomfortable, given how vulnerable we are under those circumstances. The Guide to Lesbian and Gay Parenting (1993)His mother died recently, and he feels the loss acutely as she played a pivotal role in the family. Times, Sunday Times (2010)In part, this is because most men remain acutely conscious of their masculinity when it comes to matters of fashion. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But the people of Aleppo have also learned that they must remain acutely conscious of the wind and direction of the sun. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Many Kurdish seasonal workers in western Turkey now feel acutely vulnerable. Times, Sunday Times (2015)We were all acutely conscious that there were about a billion people watching, and that we should not be seen scratching or picking our noses. Times, Sunday Times (2012)If you have very dry skin, it sometimes becomes a medical condition because very dry skin is acutely uncomfortable and may itch or become inflamed. Take Care of Your Skin (1990)I feel that very acutely. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The Fields is a powerful comic debut most memorable for its acutely observed portrait of family life in gossiping Dublin suburbia. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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Translations for 'acutely'
British English: acutely ADVERB
If you feel or notice something acutely, you feel or notice it very strongly.
He was acutely aware of the odour of cooking oil.
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