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Adjective trenchant has 3 senses
  1. searching, trenchant - having keenness and forcefulness and penetration in thought, expression, or intellect; "searching insights"; "trenchant criticism"
    Antonyms: unintelligent, stupid (indirect, via intelligent)
  2. hard-hitting, trenchant - characterized by or full of force and vigor; "a hard-hitting expose"; "a trenchant argument"
    Antonyms: ineffective, uneffective, ineffectual (indirect, via effective)
  3. clear-cut, distinct, trenchant - clearly or sharply defined to the mind; "clear-cut evidence of tampering"; "Claudius was the first to invade Britain with distinct...intentions of conquest"; "trenchant distinctions between right and wrong"
    Antonym: unclear (indirect, via clear)
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