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insight

noun [C or U] uk   /ˈɪn.saɪt/ us  
C1 (the ability to have) a clear, deep, and sometimes sudden understanding of a complicated problem or situation: It was an interesting book, full of fascinating insights into human relationships.
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insightful
adjective uk   /-fəl/ approving us  
She has written an insightful account of the modern art world.
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