insightful

[ in-sahyt-fuh l ]
/ ˈɪnˌsaɪt fəl /

adjective

characterized by or displaying insight; perceptive.

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Which of the following bird names traces its immediate origin to Portuguese?

Origin of insightful

First recorded in 1905–10; insight + -ful

OTHER WORDS FROM insightful

in·sight·ful·ly, adverbin·sight·ful·ness, noun
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