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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Keen (0.01094 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Keen.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: keen celi, keras, sengit, tajam, tekun
English → English (WordNet) Definition: keen keen v : express grief verbally; “we lamented the death of the child” [syn: lament] keen n : a funeral lament sung with loud wailing keen adj 1: having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions; “an acute observer of politics and politicians”; “incisive comments”; “icy knifelike reasoning”; “as sharp and incisive as the stroke of a fang”; “penetrating insight”; “frequent penetrative observations” [syn: acute, discriminating, incisive, knifelike, penetrating, penetrative, piercing, sharp] 2: intense or sharp; “suffered exquisite pain”; “felt exquisite pleasure” [syn: exquisite] 3: very penetrating and clear and sharp in operation; “an incisive mind”; “a keen intelligence”; “of sharp and active intellect” [syn: incisive, sharp] 4: very good; “he did a bully job”; “a neat sports car”; “had a great time at the party”; “you look simply smashing” [syn: bang-up, bully, corking, cracking, dandy, great, groovy, neat, nifty, not bad(p), peachy, slap-up, swell, smashing] 5: as physically painful as if caused by a sharp instrument; “a cutting wind”; “keen winds”; “knifelike cold”; “piercing knifelike pains”; “piercing cold”; “piercing criticism”; “a stabbing pain”; “lancinating pain” [syn: cutting, knifelike, piercing, stabbing, lancinate, lancinating] 6: having a sharp cutting edge or point; “a keen blade”
English → English (gcide) Definition: Keen Keen \Keen\ (k[=e]n), a. [Compar. Keener (k[=e]n"[~e]r); superl. Keenest.] [OE. kene sharp, bold, AS. c[=e]ne bold; akin to D. koen, OHG. kuoni, G. k["u]hn, OSw. kyn, k["o]n, Icel. k[ae]nn, for k[oe]nn wise; perh. akin to E. ken, can to be able. [root]45.] 1. Sharp; having a fine edge or point; as, a keen razor, or a razor with a keen edge. [1913 Webster] A bow he bare and arwes [arrows] bright and kene. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] That my keen knife see not the wound it makes. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Acute of mind; sharp; penetrating; having or expressing mental acuteness; as, a man of keen understanding; a keen look; keen features. [1913 Webster] To make our wits more keen. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Before the keen inquiry of her thought. --Cowper. [1913 Webster] 3. Bitter; piercing; acrimonious; cutting; stinging; severe; as, keen satire or sarcasm. [1913 Webster] Good father cardinal, cry thou amen To my keen curses. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 4. Piercing; penetrating; cutting; sharp; -- applied to cold, wind, etc.; as, a keen wind; the cold is very keen. [1913 Webster] Breasts the keen air, and carols as he goes. --Goldsmith. [1913 Webster] 5. Eager; vehement; fierce; as, a keen appetite. “Of full kene will.” --Piers Plowman. [1913 Webster] So keen and greedy to confound a man. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 6. Wonderful; delightful; marvelous; as, that would be keen. [slang] [PJC] Note: Keen is often used in the composition of words, most of which are of obvious signification; as, keen-edged, keen-eyed, keen-sighted, keen-witted, etc. Syn: Prompt; eager; ardent; sharp; acute; cutting; penetrating; biting; severe; sarcastic; satirical; piercing; shrewd. [1913 Webster] Keen \Keen\, v. t. To sharpen; to make cold. [R.] [1913 Webster] Cold winter keens the brightening flood. --Thomson. [1913 Webster] Keen \Keen\, n. [Ir. caoine.] A prolonged wail for a deceased person. Cf. Coranach. [Ireland] --Froude. [1913 Webster] Keen \Keen\, v. i. To wail as a keener does. [Ireland] [1913 Webster]

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