Jo Loesser made it pointedly plain she wanted that blue tie back.
She also pointedly noted that some of the Santa Barbara victims were stabbed, not shot.
The ruling today pointedly agrees that cloud storage issues can wait for another time.
c.1300, "having a sharp end or ends," from point (n.). Meaning "having the quality of penetrating the feelings or mind" is from 1660s. Related: Pointedly; pointedness.