Insight

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Definition

an insight (into a problem): an awareness about, an understanding of (a problem)
noun
Our next speaker will give us some insight into the secret life of bees. He spent the first 20 years of his life living among bees, so he knows a lot about their secret life! Here is Antoine Brenner!

(to have) insight: (to have) intuition, vision, perception, knowledge
noun
He has real insight into the psychology of elephants, so if anyone is going to know why that elephant is trying to climb a tree, he will.

Examples

  • "I can honestly say that I haven't been able to forget two things from that evening: your astonishing insight into the world economy and the way you accidentally kissed me on the mouth when you said goodbye."
  • "This is the first in a series of articles which aim to provide our readers with an insight into current events in Britain, as well as offering you a weekly rant by a rather outspoken woman."
  • "He has no real insight on the plight of the proletariat."

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