485 synonyms found


[kˈiːnnəs], [kˈiːnnəs], [k_ˈiː_n_n_ə_s]

Synonyms for Keenness:

severity (noun)

abruptness, acerbity, acuteness, astringency, austerity, authoritarianism, bleakness, bluntness, briskness, brusqueness, causticity, chilliness, coolness, correctness, crispness, discipline, dryness, frostiness, grimness, gruffness, harshness, intensity, leanness, matter-of-factness, meticulousness, oppressiveness, preciseness, rigorousness, severity, sharpness, starkness, sternness, strictness, stringency.

sharpness (noun)

edge, nettle, point, tooth.

Other synonyms and related words:

Acidness, Clear-sightedness, Desirousness, Percipience, Sageness, Thirstiness, abet, ability, abruptly, absolute zero, acidity, acidulousness, acridity, acrimony, action, actuate, acuity, acumen, acumination, acutely, adeptness, adroitness, aestheticism, affection, aggravate, aggressiveness, agility, agitate, agog, alacrity, alertness, algidity, ambition, ambitiousness, amorous, animation, annoy, anxiety, anxious, anxiousness, appeappetite, appetence, appetency, appetite, appetition, aptitude, aptness, ardent, ardently, ardor, ardour, arouse, art, artfully, artfulness, artifice, asperity, aspire, aspire after, astute, astutely, astuteness, attention, attentiveness, avid, avidity, avidness, awareness, be anxious for, be avid for, be avid of, be desirous of, be dying for, beg, bite, bitingness, bitterness, boiling, braininess, brainpower, brains, breathless impatience, brightness, brilliance, brink, brutally, burning desire, cacoethes, caginess, canniness, capability, capacity, causticness, cheer, cheerful readiness, chill, cleverly, cleverness, cogency, cold, coldness, compulsion, concupiscence, connoisseurship, cool, coolth, corrosiveness, craft, craftily, crave, crave for, craving, craze, creativeness, creativity, crisply, critically, cruelly, cryogenics, cryology, cunning, cunningly, cupidity, cuttingly, cuttingness, dash, decrease in temperature, deeply, deftness, delicacy, delicately, demand, depth, desire, desirous, determination, devotedness, devotion, dexterity, dexterousness, diligence, discerning, discerningly, discernment, discretion, discriminately, discriminatingly, discrimination, disposition, distinctness, distressingly, drily, drive, drouth, eager, eagerly, eagerness, earnestly, earnestness, edacity, edge, effort, elan, elasticity, encourage, energy, enrage, enterprise, enthusiasm, enthusiastic, erudition, esprit, exacerbate, exasperate, excite, excitement, exquisitely, extreme verge, exuberance, eye, facetiousness, faculty, fanaticism, fancy, fascination, feeling, fervency, fervent, fervor, fervour, fierceness, fire, flair, flame, fondness, force, forwardness, foxiness, freezing point, freshness, frigidity, funniness, gelidity, genius, get-up-and-go, gift, giftedness, gifts, glowing, go, goad, grey matter, grip, groan for, guile, gust, gusto, handiness, hankering, hardheadedness, heat, high pressure, hot, humorousness, hunger, hunger after, hunger for, hustle, iciness, imagination, imaginativeness, impatience, impatient, impel, impetus, incisive, incisiveness, incite, inclemency, inclination, industry, infatuation, inflame, infuriate, ingeniousness, ingenuity, initiative, insight, insightfulness, inspire, intellect, intelligence, intense cold, intentness, interest, inventiveness, irritate, itch, itching, jocoseness, jocularity, joking, joshing, judgement, keen desire, keen-wittedness, keenly, knack, knowledgeability, knowledgeableness, life, liking, liveliness, longing, love, low temperature, lust, lust for, lustful, mania, mental acuity, mental alertness, mercurial mind, mordacity, mordancy, mother wit, mouthwatering, mucronation, native cleverness, neatly, need, nimble mind, nimble-wittedness, nimbleness, nip, nippiness, nose, nous, obsession, originality, pant after, pant for, partiality, passion, passionate, penetrating, penetratingly, penetrative, pep, perception, perceptiveness, percipiency, persistence, perspicaciousness, perspicacity, perspicuity, physical energy, piercing, piercingness, piquancy, pleasantry, poignance, poignancy, pointedness, power, precocity, predilection, predisposition, preference, prickliness, profoundly, profundity, promptitude, promptness, prudence, prurience, punctuality, pungency, push, quick parts, quick wit, quick-wittedness, quicken, quickness, raciness, rage, rawness, readily, readiness, ready wit, refinement, relish, resourcefulness, rigor, rigour, rile, roughness, rush, sagaciously, sagacity, saltiness, savvy, scholarliness, scholarship, selectivity, sense, sensibility, sensitiveness, sensitivity, sentience, severely, sharp, sharp air, sharp appetite, sharp-sightedness, sharp-wittedness, sharpen, sharply, shrewdly, shrewdness, skill, sleeplessness, smartly, smartness, smarts, solicitous, sourness, spinosity, spirit, spiritedness, sprightly wit, spunk, stabbingness, starve, sting, stomach, strength, stridency, strongly, studious, tact, talent, tartness, taste, teeth, the point, thirst, thirst for, thorniness, trenchancy, twist, understanding, urge, urgency, vehemence, vehemency, verve, vigor, vigour, vim, violence, virulence, vision, visual acuity, vitality, vivacity, wakefulness, want, warmth, watchfulness, weakness, whim, wisdom, wish, wishful, wit, wittiness, yearn, yearn to, yearning, yen, zeal, zealous, zealously, zest, zestfulness, zip.