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Meaning of INSIGHT

Pronunciation:  'in`sIt

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  grasping the inner nature of things intuitively
  2. [n]  clear or deep perception of a situation
  3. [n]  the clear (and often sudden) understanding of a complex situation
  4. [n]  a feeling of understanding

INSIGHT is a 7 letter word that starts with I.


 Synonyms: brainstorm, brainwave, penetration, perceptiveness, perceptivity, sixth sense
 See Also: apprehension, breakthrough, discernment, discovery, find, flash, intuition, light, perception, revelation, savvy, sensibility, understanding



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\In"sight`\, n.
1. A sight or view of the interior of anything; a deep
   inspection or view; introspection; -- frequently used with

         He had an insight into almost all the secrets of
         state.                                --Jortin.

2. Power of acute observation and deduction; penetration;
   discernment; perception.

         Quickest insight In all things that to greatest
         actions lead.                         --Milton.

Computing Dictionary

A simulation and modelling language especially for health care problems.

["Simulation Modeling with INSIGHT", S.D. Roberts Proc 1983 Winter Sim Conf, S.D. Roberts et al eds, pp.7-16].

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: a priori knowledge, acuity, acumen, acuteness, anschauung, anticipation, apperception, appreciation, appreciativeness, astuteness, awareness, buddhi, clairsentience, clairvoyance, cogency, cognition, cognizance, comprehension, consciousness, critical discernment, direct apprehension, discernment, ESP, extrasensory perception, farseeingness, farsightedness, flair, foresight, foresightedness, immediate cognition, incisiveness, inspiration, intuition, intuitionism, intuitive reason, intuitiveness, intuitivism, judgement, judgment, knowledge without thought, longheadedness, longsightedness, lucidity, mindfulness, noesis, note, notice, penetration, perception, perceptiveness, percipience, perspicaciousness, perspicacity, perspicuity, perspicuousness, precognition, premonition, providence, psychometry, realization, recognition, sagaciousness, sagacity, sageness, sapience, satori, second sight, second-sightedness, sensibility, sensitivity, sharpness, sixth sense, subconscious knowledge, subconscious perception, trenchancy, understanding, unmediated perception, vision, wisdom