What is the adjective for acute?

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Included below are past participle and present participle forms for the verb acute which may be used as adjectives within certain contexts.

  1. Urgent.
  2. Sensitive.
  3. Short, quick, brief.
  4. (geometry) Of an angle, less than 90 degrees.
  5. (geometry) Of a triangle, having all three interior angles measuring less than 90 degrees.
  6. (botany) With the sides meeting directly to form an acute angle (at an apex or base)
  7. (medicine) Of an abnormal condition of recent or sudden onset, in contrast to delayed onset; this sense does not imply severity (unlike the common usage).
  8. (medicine) Of a short-lived condition, in contrast to a chronic condition; this sense also does not imply severity.
  9. (orthography, after a letter) Having an acute accent.
  10. High or shrill.
  11. Synonyms:
    1. sharp, intense, perceptive, fierce, severe, shooting, clever, sharp, smart, stabbing, critical, astute, discriminating, penetrating, canny, piercing, ingenious, piercing, quick, serious, intuitive, severe, excruciating, keen, incisive, racking, quick-witted, dire, keen, discerning, exquisite, shrewd, urgent, perspicacious, razor-sharp, violent, grave, insightful, ferocious, dangerous, intelligent, rapier-like, sensitive, sharp-witted, deep, agile, pressing, penetrating, brilliant, nimble
  1. (linguistics) Exhibiting acute accent.
  2. (linguistics) Exhibiting a language-specific type of pitch accent or tone characterized by acute accent mark in the respective language transcription or orthography.
  1. superlative form of acute: most acute
  1. present participle of acute
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