trenchancy

noun
tren·​chan·​cy | \ ˈtren-chən(t)-sē How to pronounce trenchancy (audio) \

Definition of trenchancy

: the quality or state of being trenchant

First Known Use of trenchancy

1866, in the meaning defined above

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“Trenchancy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/trenchancy. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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