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synonyms for incisiveness

  • bite
  • burn
  • guts
  • keenness
  • kick
  • piquancy
  • punch
  • sharpness
  • spice
  • sting
  • zip
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antonyms for incisiveness

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  • blandness
  • dullness
  • idleness
  • lethargy
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How to use incisiveness in a sentence

Even while they could become annoyed by his hands-off approach, they admired his incisive questioning of graduate students and visitors giving presentations to the department.
THE JAMAICAN CONNECTIONROBERT SAMUELSJANUARY 13, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The soft Southern burr of his ordinary conversation had given place to a clear incisiveness.
BLAZED TRAIL STORIESSTEWART EDWARD WHITE
Cold, hard rays penetrate through the immense ruin, separating with a sharp incisiveness the light from the shadows.
EGYPT (LA MORT DE PHILAE)PIERRE LOTI
You are perfectly right, he said with sudden, smiting incisiveness.
A SINGULAR LIFEELIZABETH STUART PHELPS
But the Coroner's voice broke in upon his flounderings with sharp incisiveness.
THE RIDDLE OF THE PURPLE EMPERORMARY E. HANSHEW AND THOMAS W. HANSHEW
Carney asked, the crisp incisiveness of his voice wakening completely the rather fogged man.
BULLDOG CARNEYW. A. FRASER
The Master heard, and replied with edifying incisiveness mingled with splendid irony.
JESUS THE CHRISTJAMES EDWARD TALMAGE
To his friend's astonishment, Frederick did not display his old incisiveness in debate, whether in attack or defence.
ATLANTISGERHART HAUPTMANN
Compared with Jeffrey's his criticism wanted incisiveness, but it wears better.
SIR WALTER SCOTT AS A CRITIC OF LITERATUREMARGARET BALL
And thereupon he holds forth grandiloquently, with an ardor and incisiveness born of the love and the longing at his heart.
YIDDISH TALESVARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO INCISIVENESS

  • accurateness
  • carefulness
  • certainty
  • closeness
  • definiteness
  • definitiveness
  • definitude
  • efficiency
  • exactitude
  • exactness
  • faultlessness
  • incisiveness
  • mastery
  • meticulousness
  • preciseness
  • sharpness
  • skill
  • skillfulness
  • strictness
  • sureness
  • truthfulness
  • veracity
  • verity
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.