109 - Acute

Acute : Adj

  1. An acute illness is one that has quickly become severe and dangerous (Oxford)
  2. If a bad situation is acute, it causes severe problems or damage (Cambridge)


Sentence (s)

  1. The scandal was an acute embarrassment for the President. (Oxford)
  2. He was suffering from acute chest pains. (Oxford)

Phrases & Connected Words

  • acute embarrassment
  • acute chest pains