adjective. 1. cutting-edge, confident, or really fragile. 2. denoting a disease which begins unexpectedly, extreme signs, and brief length of time.

ACUTE: "Brandon sought immediate attention for his pain and was rendered a diagnosis of acute bursitis."
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