Need another word that means the same as “smartness”? Find 13 synonyms and 30 related words for “smartness” in this overview.
The synonyms of “Smartness” are: smart, smarting, alacrity, briskness, brightness, cleverness, chic, chichi, chicness, last word, modishness, stylishness, swank
Smartness as a Noun
Definitions of "Smartness" as a noun
According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “smartness” as a noun can have the following definitions:
- Liveliness and eagerness.
- A kind of pain such as that caused by a wound or a burn or a sore.
- Elegance by virtue of being fashionable.
- Intelligence as manifested in being quick and witty.
Synonyms of "Smartness" as a noun (13 Words)
|alacrity||Liveliness and eagerness.|
He accepted with alacrity.
|brightness||The quality or state of being well lit.|
The brightness of a winter s day.
|briskness||Liveliness and eagerness.|
|chic||Stylishness and elegance, typically of a specified kind.|
The hotel s lobby and restaurant are the height of designer chic.
|chichi||Elegance by virtue of being fashionable.|
|chicness||Elegance by virtue of being fashionable.|
|cleverness||Intelligence as manifested in being quick and witty.|
People marvelled at his cleverness.
|last word||A unit of weight equal to 4,000 pounds.|
|modishness||Elegance by virtue of being fashionable.|
|smart||A kind of pain such as that caused by a wound or a burn or a sore.|
I don t think I have the smarts for it.
|smarting||A kind of pain such as that caused by a wound or a burn or a sore.|
Ammonia can cause smarting of the eyes and breathing difficulties.
|stylishness||Elegance by virtue of being fashionable.|
|swank||Behaviour, talk, or display intended to impress others.|
A little money will buy you a good deal of swank.
Usage Examples of "Smartness" as a noun
- The smartness of the pace soon exhausted him.
Associations of "Smartness" (30 Words)
|astute||Having or showing an ability to accurately assess situations or people and turn this to one’s advantage.|
An astute tenant always reads the small print in a lease.
|clever||Sensible; well advised.|
He taught the dog to perform some very clever tricks.
|discerning||Unobtrusively perceptive and sympathetic.|
A discerning critic.
|elite||A group or class of persons enjoying superior intellectual or social or economic status.|
The country s governing elite.
|highbrow||A highbrow person.|
Highbrow events such as the ballet or opera.
|intellectual||Relating to the intellect.|
A prominent political thinker and intellectual.
|intelligence||Information in general; news.|
British intelligence has secured numerous local informers.
|intelligent||(of a device or building) able to vary its state or action in response to varying situations and past experience.|
An intelligent solution.
|judgment||The cognitive process of reaching a decision or drawing conclusions.|
He was reluctant to make his judgment known.
|judiciously||With good judgement or sense.|
His work has been carefully and judiciously edited.
|knowing||Highly educated; having extensive information or understanding.|
A knowing act of fraud.
|knowledge||Information held on a computer system.|
The transmission of knowledge.
|knowledgeable||Thoroughly acquainted through study or experience-W.H.Hudson- Herbert Read.|
A knowledgeable critic.
|learned||Used as a courteous description of a lawyer in certain formal contexts.|
An article in a learned journal.
|lettered||Highly educated; having extensive information or understanding.|
Though not lettered he read widely.
|literati||Well-educated people who are interested in literature.|
|mindset||The established set of attitudes held by someone.|
The region seems stuck in a medieval mindset.
|perspicacious||Mentally acute or penetratingly discerning.|
Much too perspicacious to be taken in by such a spurious argument.
|perspicacity||Intelligence manifested by being astute (as in business dealings.|
The perspicacity of her remarks.
|sagacious||Having or showing keen mental discernment and good judgement; wise or shrewd.|
They were sagacious enough to avoid any outright confrontation.
|sagacity||The quality of being sagacious.|
A man of great political sagacity.
|sapience||Ability to apply knowledge or experience or understanding or common sense and insight.|
|sapient||(chiefly in science fiction) intelligent.|
Sapient life forms.
|sapiential||Characterized by wisdom, especially the wisdom of God.|
I saw them as sapiential metaphors far more meaningful than their didactic pretext.
|savvy||Shrewdness and practical knowledge; the ability to make good judgements.|
Many of us pride ourselves on being savvy enough to spot a fake.
|sensible||Done or chosen in accordance with wisdom or prudence; likely to be of benefit.|
Even amoeba are sensible creatures.
|understanding||Characterized by understanding based on comprehension and discernment and empathy.|
He and I have an understanding.
|wisdom||An Apocryphal book consisting mainly of a meditation on wisdom although ascribed to Solomon it was probably written in the first century BC.|
Some questioned the wisdom of building the dam so close to an active volcano.
|wise||Improperly forward or bold.|
A wise and perceptive comment.