What does the word incisive mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Having the power of incising; cutting; acute.

  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Pertaining to an incisor. incisory.

Usage examples for incisive

  1. But in those stormy times such rude but incisive instruments were scarcely to be neglected, and the name of Lumey was to be forever associated with important triumphs of the liberal cause. – The Rise of the Dutch Republic, Volume II.(of III) 1566-74 by John Lothrop Motley Last Updated: January 25, 2009