The Meaning of keen

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Keen

superl.
Sharp; having a fine edge or point; as, a keen razor, or a razor with a keen edge.

Keen

superl.
Acute of mind; sharp; penetrating; having or expressing mental acuteness; as, a man of keen understanding; a keen look; keen features.

Keen

superl.
Bitter; piercing; acrimonious; cutting; stinging; severe; as, keen satire or sarcasm.

Keen

superl.
Piercing; penetrating; cutting; sharp; -- applied to cold, wind, etc, ; as, a keen wind; the cold is very keen.

Keen

superl.
Eager; vehement; fierce; as, a keen appetite.

Keen

v. t.
To sharpen; to make cold.

Keen

n.
A prolonged wail for a deceased person. Cf. Coranach.

Keen

v. i.
To wail as a keener does.

Keener

n.
A professional mourner who wails at a funeral.

Keenly

adv.
In a keen manner.

Keenness

n.
The quality or state of being keen.
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