incisiveness


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in·ci·sive

 (ĭn-sī′sĭv)
adj.
Penetrating, clear, and sharp, as in operation or expression: an incisive mind; incisive comments.

in·ci′sive·ly adv.
in·ci′sive·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.incisiveness - keenness and forcefulness of thought or expression or intellectincisiveness - keenness and forcefulness of thought or expression or intellect
effectiveness, effectivity, effectuality, effectualness - power to be effective; the quality of being able to bring about an effect

incisiveness

noun
A cutting quality:
Translations

incisiveness

[ɪnˈsaɪsɪvnɪs] N [of remark, criticism] → lo incisivo, lo mordaz

incisiveness

n (of style, tone, words)Prägnanz f; (of criticism)Scharfsinnigkeit f; (of mind)Schärfe f; (of person)Scharfsinn m
References in classic literature ?
"Miss Tulliver," he said, with bitter incisiveness, "has the only grounds of rank that anything but vulgar folly can suppose to belong to the middle class; she is thoroughly refined, and her friends, whatever else they may be, are respected for irreproachable honor and integrity.
Long before, on noticing a dying tree, he had observed, with the pitiless incisiveness which would spare neither others nor himself: 'I am like that.
This request forced the communicative cleric out of the gangway, and before he could speak in the next room, the girl was talking with strange incisiveness.
THE accuracy and incisiveness of Chris Moncrieff 's column in yesterday's (April 3) Daily Post was most refreshing and cogent.
Coach Paulo Bento did not field the two Spanish-based rookies Lee Kang-in and Paik Seung-ho that he had named in the roster and there was plenty of international experience in the line-up but the incisiveness needed at the international level was just not there.
class="MsoNormalOn Mr James Montgomery, NMG Board youngest member who is also set to leave the board towards the middle of this year after serving in it for six years, Mr Kiboro described him as a man who brought incisiveness to NMG especially with his contribution in the organisation's digital development.
The Azkals were left undone by a combination of poor defending and Vietnam's incisiveness as they conceded a goal in each half in Sunday's match played before a crowd of 5,500 at Panaad Stadium here.
South Africa will want to tighten up in the field and perhaps find some extra incisiveness with their bowling as they face tougher challenges ahead.
Still, the book does not examine Muslim communities in Europe with the same incisiveness that it dedicates to the European status quo.
Out of possession, they closed down the Villa defenders quickly and, with the ball, they were even more rapid with the pace and incisiveness of their attacking play.
It is a tale told with integrity and incisiveness that more than succeeds in engendering empathy.