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incisive

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adjective in·ci·sive \in-ˈsī-siv\

Simple Definition of incisive

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

Full Definition of incisive

  1. :  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.



Circa 1834

First Known Use of incisive

circa 1834

Rhymes with incisive


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incisive

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adjective in·ci·sive \in-ˈsī-siv\

Medical Definition of incisive

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




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