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Example Sentences for "acute"

A dolphin's hearing is so acute that it can hear underwater sounds from up to 15 miles awayHis ear infection caused him acute pain.

A dolphin's hearing is so acute that it can hear underwater sounds from up to 15 miles away.

Drinking coffee can sharpen one's mental acuity for short periods of time.

The country is experiencing an acute economic crisis due to the collapse in the price of coffee.

The shortage of fresh water in this country is becoming acute due to the long drought.

The old woman has been hospitalized with an acute case of pneumonia, and doctors fear she may not make it through the night.

Many people seem to think that those who are blind have a more acute sense of smell or touch.

We were acutely aware of the presence of the military from the moment we stepped off the plane.

Sonya has an acute mind and picks things up very quickly.

Many birds of prey have a visual acuity which is much greater than that of humans.

Current estimates suggest that ten percent of acute-care hospital beds are occupied by inappropriately placed elderly patients.

The fact that unmarried women who bear children are now more likely to keep them has resulted in an acute shortage of adoptable babies.

In past centuries, mortality was high for three main reasons: acute and chronic food shortage, epidemic disease, and poor public-health standards.

William Lyon Phelps once suggested that one of the secrets of life is to keep our intellectual curiosity acute.

Agatha Christie once said, I like living. I have sometimes been wildly, despairingly, acutely miserable, racked with sorrow, but through it all I still know quite certainly that just to be alive is a grand thing.

Patients arriving at the hospital emergency ward are not necessarily treated in order of arrival, but rather according to the acuity of their condition.


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