March 26th, 2019

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Tuesday word: Incisive

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Incisive (adjective)
in·ci·sive [in-sahy-siv]


adjective
1. penetrating; cutting; biting; trenchant: an incisive tone of voice.
2. remarkably clear and direct; sharp; keen; acute: an incisive method of summarizing the issue.
3. adapted for cutting or piercing.
4. of or pertaining to the incisors: the incisive teeth.

RELATED WORDS
trenchant, penetrating, piercing, concise, scathing, acerbic, sardonic, satirical, succinct, caustic, biting, mordant, terse, acute, bright, clever, keen, perspicacious, profound, sharp

Related forms
in·ci·sive·ly , adverb
in·ci·sive·ness , noun
un·in·ci·sive , adjective
un·in·ci·sive·ly , adverb
un·in·ci·sive·ness , noun

Synonyms
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1. acid, mordant; sarcastic, sardonic.

Origin: 1520–30; < Medieval Latin incisivus. See incise, -ive

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