Incisive meaning

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The definition of incisive is someone or something accurate, clear thinking or well focused.

An owner of a successful new restaurant who is smart, thinks clearly and sees things clearly is an example of someone who would be described as incisive.

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Sharp; keen; penetrating; acute.

An incisive mind.

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Penetrating, clear, and sharp, as in operation or expression.

An incisive mind; incisive comments.

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Cutting into.
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Of the incisors.
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Quickly proceeding to judgment and forceful in expression; decisive; forthright.

An incisive producer, who expressed vehement disapproval with my pitch upon my first sentence.

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Having the quality of incising, cutting, or penetrating, as with a sharp instrument; sharp; acute; sarcastic; biting.
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(anatomy) Of or relating to the incisors.

The incisive bones, the premaxillaries.

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Origin of incisive

  • From Middle French incisif
    From Wiktionary