As I wrote above, Israel is acutely sensitive to its public image, and most Israelis want to be part of the community of nations.
Little did Bowie know that the muscle pain was due to an “acutely blocked artery.”
When the body of Johnson was exhumed, the medical examiner was acutely chagrined when six .22 caliber rounds were removed from it.
McKamey had already been acutely aware of the danger of head injury in football.
The troops are acutely attuned to signs of political expediency.
She could well understand the misery it must bring to see one most dear having to suffer so acutely.
Why is it always the acutely unmarried who are made miserable by my books?
I was acutely miserable, he went so fast; but Lady Torquilin liked it.
And, in this case, the point was acutely painful to him personally.
And of enlightenment on a particular subject, in which she was acutely and personally interested, she stood in some need.
late 14c., originally of fevers and diseases, "coming and going quickly" (opposed to a chronic), from Latin acutus "sharp, pointed," figuratively "shrill, penetrating; intelligent, cunning," past participle of acuere "sharpen" (see acuity). Meaning "sharp, irritating" is from early 15c. Meaning "intense" is from 1727. Related: Acutely; acuteness.
acute a·cute (ə-kyōōt')
Pointed at the end; sharp.
Of or relating to a disease or a condition with a rapid onset and a short, severe course.
Of or relating to a patient afflicted with such a disease.