Etymology
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pointed (adj.)

c. 1300, "having a sharp end or ends," from point (n.). Meaning "having the quality of penetrating the feelings or mind" is from 1660s; that of "aimed at or expressly intended for some particular person" is by 1798. Related: Pointedly; pointedness.

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Definitions of pointed

pointed (adj.)
having a point;
pointed (adj.)
direct and obvious in meaning or reference; often unpleasant;
a pointed allusion to what was going on
another pointed look in their direction
a pointed critique
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