Definitions For Acute


  • A mark placed above a vowel to indicate pronunciation


  • Having or experiencing a rapid onset and short but severe course
  • Of an angle; less than 90 degrees


  • Of critical importance and consequence
  • Extremely sharp or severe
  • Having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions
  • Ending in a sharp point

Is Acute a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

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Words with Friends

The word Acute is worth 7 points in Scrabble and 9 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Acute in a Sentence

  • An acute sense of humor
  • It's a politically acute film that does not oversimplify the issues.

Synonyms for Acute

Antonyms for Acute

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