adjective pre·ci·sive \-ˈsīsiv, -īziv\

Definition of precisive

  1. 1 :  cutting off, separating, or defining one thing or person from all others precisive censure precisive abstraction

  2. 2 :  having or marked by precision or exactness

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Origin and Etymology of precisive

in sense 1, from Latin praecisus + English -ive; in sense 2, from 1precision + -ive

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a brief usually trivial fact

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