Translation of trenchant in Spanish:


incisivo, adj.

Pronunciation /ˈtrɛn(t)ʃənt/ /ˈtrɛn(t)ʃ(ə)nt/

Definition of incisivo in Spanish


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    (observation/criticism) incisivo
    (observation/criticism) mordaz
    (observation/criticism) cáustico
    (style/wit) mordaz
    • From the early 1920s, the ‘New Realism’ of Grosz, Otto Dix, and Christian Schad expressed a trenchant social criticism comparable with the plays of Bertolt Brecht.
    • So, in the spirit of giving till it hurts, let me offer up to the least deserving of us my annual scathingly incisive yet perennially trenchant.
    • A quiet and generally even tempered man, he could be and was trenchant in his criticisms as the occasion demanded.
    • The interviewer was the man who at the time was regarded as the most abrasive, trenchant, incisive (you get the point) questioner of the time, Robin Day.
    • Members may recall that when the Parole Act and the Sentencing Act were first passed, there was trenchant criticism from the Court of Appeal.
    • In doing so, he subjects central tenets of modern economics to trenchant criticism.
    • Neither was his crime to be caught expressing his trenchant views, even though that was a bit stupid.
    • That meant that he was always hugely popular both in the House of Lords and the House of Commons, because his criticisms, although trenchant, were never malicious.
    • As social critics, they are trenchant and savage, just as one might expect of two former art students who cut their teeth on the Sex Pistols and the Situationists.
    • However, only a few of the dozen-strong cast have the requisite style to make the parody trenchant instead of merely silly.
    • The drama has many trenchant things to say about New Labour's obsession with style over substance.
    • What makes his books so popular is that he presents what he does find in a singularly trenchant and forthright manner.
    • Deftly weaving original research, trenchant analysis, and an engaging prose style, Dillon recaptures the Spirit of an age that in many ways bears a strong resemblance to our own.
    • Galbraith would be horrified by the suggestion that he is part of the mainstream, instead presenting himself as a trenchant critic of what he sees as the corporate-dominated values of today.
    • In often trenchant language, he criticised the proposed development for being overly-commercial and entirely unacceptable for such a sensitive area.
    • Not for this group a knee-jerk rejection of the idea of foundation hospitals; rather a trenchant debate about how patients could be involved in local health services both as consumers and as citizens.
    • Lincoln, who by this time had been brought back into politics by Kansas-Nebraska, became one of the trenchant critics of Douglas's theory of popular sovereignty.
    • Suzie's delight in the gift of the greens is as evident as her disgust in the offer of marriage; she rejects it with trenchant sarcasm and turns abruptly to feed her dog.