adjective in·ci·sive \in-ˈsī-siv\

: very clear and direct : able to explain difficult ideas clearly and confidently

Full Definition of INCISIVE

:  impressively direct and decisive (as in manner or presentation) <an incisive analysis> <an incisive unsentimental writer>
in·ci·sive·ly adverb
in·ci·sive·ness noun

Examples of INCISIVE

  1. She's known for her incisive mind and quick wit.

First Known Use of INCISIVE

circa 1834

Rhymes with INCISIVE


adjective in·ci·sive \in-ˈsī-siv\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of INCISIVE

:  incisal; also :  of, relating to, or situated near the incisors


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