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synonyms for pointedness

  • conciseness
  • concision
  • condensation
  • crispness
  • curtness
  • economy
  • ephemerality
  • impermanence
  • pithiness
  • succinctness
  • terseness
  • transience
  • transitoriness
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antonyms for pointedness

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  • lengthiness
  • longevity
  • permanence
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How to use pointedness in a sentence

One-pointedness means enthusiasm, but enthusiasm is impossible without ideals.
EDUCATION AS SERVICEJ. KRISHNAMURTI
In this way, as the years pass, the teacher may find himself far from the early ideals that at first gave him one-pointedness.
EDUCATION AS SERVICEJ. KRISHNAMURTI
For with his going, interest had flagged and the tableau lost its pointedness.
THE MYSTERY OF THE HASTY ARROWANNA KATHARINE GREEN
The pointedness of the following religious sonnet is very striking and sublime.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 56, NUMBER 349, NOVEMBER, 1844VARIOUS
Sri Yukteswar directed the study of his own disciples by the same intensive method of one-pointedness.
AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF A YOGIPARAMHANSA YOGANANDA
In glancing over the plots of sermons delivered in that place one is struck with their simple brevity and clear pointedness.
MEMOIR OF REV. JOSEPH BADGERELIHU G. HOLLAND
He liked their taper and the rosy pointedness, those fingers, and the dry, neat way they had of slipping in between the threads.
THE BEST SHORT STORIES OF 1921 AND THE YEARBOOK OF THE AMERICAN SHORT STORYVARIOUS
Appell, however, interprets the condition correctly and assigns the cause with accuracy and pointedness.
LAURENCE STERNE IN GERMANYHARVEY WATERMAN THAYER
The flow of boudoir Billingsgate in Lady Wishfort is unmatched for the vigour and pointedness of the tongue.
THE SHORT WORKS OF GEORGE MEREDITHGEORGE MEREDITH
The question was unpleasant in its directness, and, while put with perfect respect, its pointedness seemed cutting.
A VELDT OFFICIALBERTRAM MITFORD
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WORDS RELATED TO POINTEDNESS

  • conciseness
  • concision
  • condensation
  • crispness
  • curtness
  • economy
  • ephemerality
  • impermanence
  • pithiness
  • pointedness
  • succinctness
  • terseness
  • transience
  • transitoriness
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