American English

Definition of insight noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1[uncountable] (approving) the ability to see and understand the truth about people or situations a writer of great insight With a flash of insight, I realized what the dream meant.
  2. 2[countable, uncountable] insight (into something) an understanding of what something is like The book gives us fascinating insights into life in Mexico. I hope you have gained some insight into the difficulties we face.
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