: 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
- She's known for her incisive mind and quick wit.
First Known Use of INCISIVE
in·ci·sive adjective \in-ˈsī-siv\ (Medical Dictionary)
: incisal; also : of, relating to, or situated near the incisors
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