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incisive Saltos de línea: in|ci¦sive
Pronunciación: /ɪnˈsʌɪsɪv/

Definición de incisive en inglés:

adjetivo

1(Of a person or mental process) intelligently analytical and clear-thinking: she was an incisive critic
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • He is always incisive and insightful, and understands Wagner's epic character almost as well as anyone.
  • Perhaps he is more incisive on individually produced artefacts like paintings or buildings.
  • He is incisive, can bowl for long periods, and keeps coming at the batsmen; for them the pressure seldom ceases.
Sinónimos
concise, succinct, pithy, to the point, crisp, clear
informalpunchy, on the ball
North American informalheads-up
1.1(Of an account) accurate and sharply focused: the songs offer incisive pictures of American ways
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The pages brim with incisive descriptions and exquisite pictures of Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Argentina, Chile and Patagonia.
  • His incisive account of the institutional experimentation with respect to cutting rights is informative.
  • Might he be the focus of some incisive Hollywood docudrama?
2(Of an action) quick and direct: the most incisive move of a tight match
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • His favoured 3-4 - 3 formation may have to be adjusted slightly to accommodate the quick and incisive passing that enables Rangers to move up the park swiftly.
  • Kendal managed to construct some incisive moves and penetrating attacks but they came to nothing.
  • The discipline and tenacity of Porto's defence tonight, and their capacity for quick, incisive breaks, recalled Clough's Forest teams at their best.

Derivados

incisively

1
Pronunciación: /ɪnˈsʌɪsɪvli/
adverbio
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • But he does not allow himself to yield either to the past, or its falsifier, nostalgia, the ‘history’ of which mind-set he incisively anatomises.
  • As he coolly, incisively probes away, his questions elicit fascinating personal revelations, generating feelings of anger, guilt, panic and emptiness.
  • That's an important issue and one that strikes to the heart of why we train college students to think logically, research carefully and write incisively.

incisiveness

2
Pronunciación: /ɪnˈsʌɪsɪvnəs/
sustantivo
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • For the benefit of those who have yet to experience the clarity, incisiveness, intelligence and above all space-filling qualities of his work, here are a few highlights.
  • Your capacity for hard work, intellectual rigour and incisiveness is well-known throughout the profession and is something to which I can personally attest.
  • As longtime readers know, his writing is marked by clarity, incisiveness, and charity, if not always respect, for opposing views.

Origen

Late Middle English (in the sense 'cutting, penetrating'): from medieval Latin incisivus, from Latin incidere 'cut into' (see incise).

Palabras que riman con incisive

decisive, derisive, divisive

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