Definition of Trenchancy

1. Noun. Keenness and forcefulness of thought or expression or intellect.

Exact synonyms: Incisiveness
Generic synonyms: Effectiveness, Effectivity, Effectuality, Effectualness
Derivative terms: Incisive, Trenchant, Trenchant



Definition of Trenchancy

1. Noun. the quality of being trenchant ¹

2. Noun. irony or bitterness of tone ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Trenchancy

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Trenchancy

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trench cuts
trench foot
trench hand
trench knife
trench lung
trench mentalities
trench mentality
trench mortar
trench mouth
trench nephritis
trench plate
trench warfare
trenchancies
trenchancy (current term)
trenchand
trenchant
trenchantly
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trenchcoated
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trencherlike
trencherman
trenchermanship

Literary usage of Trenchancy

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1. The Fortnightly Review (1875)
"... blest subscribers to the right Review, and personally proud of its trenchancy. ... by trenchancy alone, that the Whig was the cause of Providence. ..."

2. My Inner Life: Being a Chapter in Personal Evolution and Autobiography by John Beattie Crozier (1898)
"But what charmed me still more in these discourses was the clearness, trenchancy, and brilliance of their style, and I can still remember the admiring ..."

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