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 for astuteness
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Astute \As*tute"\, a. [L. astutus, fr. astus craft, cunning;
     perh. cognate with E. acute.]
     Critically discerning; sagacious; shrewd; subtle; crafty.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Syn: Keen; eagle-eyed; penetrating; skilled; discriminating;
          cunning; sagacious; subtle; wily; crafty.
          [1913 Webster] As*tute"ly, adv. -- As*tute"ness, n.
          [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  astuteness
      n 1: intelligence manifested by being astute (as in business
           dealings) [syn: shrewdness, astuteness, perspicacity,
           perspicaciousness]
      2: the intellectual ability to penetrate deeply into ideas [syn:
         astuteness, profundity, profoundness, depth,
         deepness]

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