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With the insight of a kindred temperament he pronounced his verdict.

He is remarkable for insight to the character of all with whom he has to do.

But which was by nature and in fact the superior, no one with the least insight could have doubted.

We forgive his insight, because there is nothing in it Pharisaical.

There is a directness of aim in virtue which gives an insight into vice.

The power depends on the depth of the artist's insight of that object he contemplates.

No one can read his writings without acquiring an insight into life.

The same want of insight is apparent in his judgments about art.

For Philip's insight, or perhaps his opportunities, had not been equal to Miss Abbott's.

But every insight from this realm of thought is felt as initial, and promises a sequel.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1200, innsihht, "sight with the eyes of the mind," mental vision, understanding," from in + sight. Sense shaded into "penetrating understanding into character or hidden nature" (1580s).

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