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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The quality or state of being incisive; incisivity.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. keenness and forcefulness of thought or expression or intellect.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The character or quality of being incisive.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. keenness and forcefulness of thought or expression or intellect


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  • Thank you! I've fixed it.

    You can always leave a comment, or email with any typo reports!

    October 28, 2014

  • I noticed that, at the entry for incisiveness,
    -- --
    the second definition contains a TYPO! -- it says "forcefulnelss".

    IMHO it should end with "ness", instead of "nelss". (right?)

    Is there a correct place to submit such a squawk? (a TYPO report)? How about here? :-) !

    October 28, 2014