US: /ˈɪnˌsaɪt/
UK: /ˈɪnsa‍ɪt/

English Vietnamese dictionary

insight /'insait/
  • danh từ
    • sự nhìn thấu được bên trong sự vật, sự hiểu thấu được bên trong sự vật; sự hiểu biết sâu sắc, sự sáng suốt

Advanced English dictionary

+ noun
1 [U] (approving) the ability to see and understand the truth about people or situations: a writer of great insight + With a flash of insight I realized what the dream meant.
2 [C, U] ~ (into sth) an understanding of what sth is like: The book gives us fascinating insights into life in Mexico. + I hope you have gained some insight into the difficulties we face.

Thesaurus dictionary

perception, percipience, sensitivity, perspicacity, perceptiveness, perspicaciousness, discernment, acuteness, acuity, acumen, sharpness, understanding, judgement, comprehension, vision:
Chambers has brought his considerable insight to bear on this complex problem.

Collocation dictionary


considerable, great, real, significant | deep | detailed | brief | good, remarkable
The objective of the research is to gain a better insight into labour market processes.
| penetrating, profound, revealing, illuminating | crucial, important, invaluable, valuable | useful | fascinating, interesting | startling | fresh, new | original, unique
Freud's original insights into the working of the mind
| rare | clear | basic | direct
The research will provide direct insight into molecular mechanisms.
| further | sufficient | individual, personal | critical, historical, theoretical


With a flash of insight, she found the solution to the problem.
| degree


The experienced specialist has professional skills and insight.
| be lacking in, lack | show | allow (sb), afford (sb), give (sb), offer (sb), provide (sb with), produce, yield | gain, get, obtain | apply
Teachers have to apply in the classroom the insights that they gain in educational courses.


~ about
Schopenhauer's insight about music
| ~ into
a fresh insight into Picasso's mind
| ~ (as) to
an insight as to how the gene works


a lack of insight

Concise English dictionary

+clear or deep perception of a situation
+a feeling of understanding
+the clear (and often sudden) understanding of a complex situation
+grasping the inner nature of things intuitively