Origin of astute
Examples from the Web for astutely
He also apologized to Daniel Clowes via sky writing because, as Lena Dunham astutely noted, that's what crazy people do.How Likable Is Alec Baldwin After His ‘New York Magazine’ Confessional?|Amy Zimmerman|February 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The NYPD detective, on reviewing her rage-filled emails, astutely diagnoses her as “borderline.”Malice Without Cause: James Lasdun’s Memoir of Being Stalked|Emma Garman|February 10, 2013|DAILY BEAST
One astutely muses about cognitive dissonance among the many conservative Republicans within the 47%.
One laddish website is astutely touting the news as a “happy hour fact to amaze your drinking buddies with.”
Mrs. Eldridge shows diplomacy, astutely getting her to identify Mrs. Challis at different ages.It Never Can Happen Again|William De Morgan
"Paul Irving washes his face every day of his own accord," said Anne astutely.Anne Of Avonlea|Lucy Maud Montgomery
"I can tell better after I've seen them," said Peter, astutely.The Honorable Peter Stirling and What People Thought of Him|Paul Leicester Ford
"I do not see her when she is with the servants," she said astutely.The City of Delight|Elizabeth Miller
Availing himself of his legal experience, he fought the case determinedly and astutely.King Robert the Bruce|A. F. Murison
British Dictionary definitions for astutely
Word Origin for astute
Word Origin and History for astutely
1610s, from Latin astutus "crafty, wary, shrewd; sagacious, expert," from astus "cunning, cleverness, adroitness," of uncertain origin, perhaps from Greek asty "town," a word borrowed into Latin and with an overtone of "city sophistication" (cf. asteism). Related: Astutely; astuteness.