A Word A Day : incisive

Wednesday, 25th June 2008 : Today's Word is ...

incisive :

Definition :

adjective :

1. penetrating, cutting, biting, trenchant

2. remarkably clear and direct, sharp

3. adapted for cutting or piercing

4. of or pertaining to the incisors

Related Forms :

incisively : adverb

incisiveness : noun

usages :

  • an incisive tone of voice

  • an incisive method of summarizing the issue

  • the incisive teeth

  • And her incisive smile accrediting That treason of false witness in my blush.

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