- an understanding of relationships that sheds light on or helps solve a problem.
- (in psychotherapy) the recognition of sources of emotional difficulty.
- an understanding of the motivational forces behind one's actions, thoughts, or behavior; self-knowledge.
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It’s a small, American football-shaped robot designed to essentially swim inside of a grain silo to offer farmers a better insight into the environmental conditions.Crover’s robot swims in grain silos to monitor environmental conditions|Brian Heater|September 17, 2020|TechCrunch
That tool, Experian Match, those companies say, offers publishers more insights on their audiences without needing to use third-party cookies or requiring users to log in.‘Re-architecting the entire process’: How Vice is preparing for life after the third-party cookie|Lara O'Reilly|September 17, 2020|Digiday
Sure, Quality Rater Guidelines provide valuable insights into Google’s ranking process.Google ranking factors to change search in 2021: Core Web Vitals, E-A-T, or AMP?|Aleh Barysevich|September 16, 2020|Search Engine Watch
With the right insights, you can turn every engagement into a memorable and valuable experience for both you and your customers.How to drive digital innovation necessary during the pandemic|Nick Chasinov|September 16, 2020|Search Engine Watch
Jay Belsky, Avshalom Caspi, Terrie Moffitt and Richie Poulton describe provocative insights from their investigations in The Origins of You.‘The Origins of You’ explores how kids develop into their adult selves|Bruce Bower|September 16, 2020|Science News
He then provides some insight into his psyche - complete with Animal House reference.Huckabee 2016: Bend Over and Take It Like a Prisoner!|Olivia Nuzzi|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Their intentions may be good, but their execution and insight are lousy.
But fun and insight are not always mutually exclusive, certainly not here.
He said Jacobovici and Wilson were simply the latest in a long line of people hoping to find further Biblical insight.
This is absurd, and an insight to how the GOP is likely to win big on Tuesday.
Isobel looked amazed at this her first insight into native life.Rujub, the Juggler|G. A. Henty
The following episode gives us an insight into the fervour of soul with which this task was undertaken.Saint Bonaventure|Rev. Fr. Laurence Costelloe, O.F.M.
She applied an expert's touch and a woman's insight to a hospital hitherto managed exclusively by men.The Life of Florence Nightingale vol. 1 of 2|Edward Tyas Cook
I listened open-mouthed to these things into which my West-Indian experiences could not have given me an insight.The Arrow of Gold|Joseph Conrad
To say that I was bewildered by this last evidence of the insight of the woman beside me would be to put it mildly.The Crossing|Winston Churchill
British Dictionary definitions for insight
- the capacity for understanding one's own or another's mental processes
- the immediate understanding of the significance of an event or action
Derived forms of insightinsightful, adjective
Medical definitions for insight
Other words from insightin′sight•ful (ĭn′sīt′fəl, ĭn-sīt′-) adj.
Idioms and Phrases with insight
Within one's range of vision, as in The sailboat was still in sight on the horizon. [c. 1200]
Also, in one's sight or sights. Before one's eyes; also, within one's awareness. For example, In the world's sight he was at fault, or Harold had that promotion firmly in his sights. [c. 1200]