Synonyms for insight

Synonyms for (noun) insight

Synonyms: insight, sixth sense

Definition: grasping the inner nature of things intuitively

Similar words: intuition

Definition: instinctive knowing (without the use of rational processes)


Synonyms: penetration, insight

Definition: clear or deep perception of a situation

Similar words: perception

Definition: knowledge gained by perceiving

Usage: a man admired for the depth of his perception


Synonyms: insight, brainstorm, brainwave

Definition: the clear (and often sudden) understanding of a complex situation

Similar words: savvy, apprehension, discernment, understanding

Definition: the cognitive condition of someone who understands

Usage: he has virtually no understanding of social cause and effect


Synonyms: insight, perceptiveness, perceptivity

Definition: a feeling of understanding

Similar words: sensibility

Definition: refined sensitivity to pleasurable or painful impressions

Usage: cruelty offended his sensibility