Crossword clues for pointedness
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Pointed \Point"ed\, a.
Sharp; having a sharp point; as, a pointed rock.
Characterized by sharpness, directness, or pithiness of expression; terse; epigrammatic; especially, directed to a particular person or thing.
His moral pleases, not his pointed wit.
Pointed arch (Arch.), an arch with a pointed crown.
Pointed style (Arch.), a name given to that style of architecture in which the pointed arch is the predominant feature; -- more commonly called Gothic. [1913 Webster] -- Point"ed*ly, adv. -- Point"ed*ness, n.
n. The quality of being pointed
Usage examples of "pointedness".
One continually finds somewhere an original idea-- sometimes even a bonmot, which startles one by its pointedness.