Definition - keen

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  1. express grief verbally; "we lamented the death of the child"
  2. having a sharp cutting edge or point; "a keen blade"
  3. painful as if caused by a sharp instrument; "a cutting wind"; "keen winds"; "knifelike cold"; "piercing knifelike pains"; "piercing cold"; "piercing criticism"; "a stabbing pain"; "lancinating pain"
  4. very good; "he did a bully job"; "a neat sports car"; "had a great time at the party"; "you look simply smashing"
  5. intense or sharp; "suffered exquisite pain"; "felt exquisite pleasure"
  6. having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions; "an acute observer of politics and politicians"; "incisive comments"; "icy knifelike reasoning"; "as sharp and incisive as the stroke of a fang"; "penetrating insight"; "frequent penetrative observations"
  7. a funeral lament sung with loud wailing