Academic Word List

The 570 most common words in English academic texts

Type: noun

Definitions: (noun) If you have insight, you have a very good understanding of something; a clear idea about how something works.

Examples: (noun) The documentary gives us an insight into the poor conditions that factory employees work in. (noun) We need to get some insight into the causes of this problem.

Synonyms: nouns: intuition, observation, understanding.

Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 9 E