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Concise

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con=cise

CIDE DICTIONARY

Concisea. [L. concisus cut off, short, p. p. of concidere to cut to pieces; con- + caedere to cut; perh. akin to scindere to cleave, and to E. shed, v. t.; cf. F. concis.].
     Expressing much in a few words; condensed; brief and compacted; -- used of style in writing or speaking.  [1913 Webster]
    "The concise style, which expresseth not enough, but leaves somewhat to be understood."  [1913 Webster]
    "Where the author is . . . too brief and concise, amplify a little."
Syn. -- Laconic; terse; brief; short; compendious; summary; succinct. See Laconic, and Terse.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

Concise, adj. (of speech, writing, style, or a person) brief but comprehensive in expression.

Derivative
concisely adv. conciseness n.
Etymology
F concis or L concisus past part. of concidere (as com-, caedere cut)

THESAURUS

Concise

Spartan, abbreviated, abridged, aposiopestic, brief, brusque, clipped, close, close-tongued, closemouthed, cogent, compact, compendious, compressed, condensed, contracted, crisp, curt, curtailed, curtal, curtate, cut, decurtate, direct, docked, dumb, economical of words, elliptic, epigrammatic, gnomic, indisposed to talk, instantaneous, laconic, little, low, mum, mute, pithy, pointed, pruned, quiet, reserved, sententious, short, short and sweet, shortened, silent, snug, sparing of words, speechless, succinct, summary, synopsized, synoptic, taciturn, terse, tight, tight-lipped, to the point, tongue-tied, transient, trenchant, truncated, unloquacious, untalkative, word-bound, wordless

ROGET THESAURUS

Concise

Conciseness

N conciseness, brevity, the soul of wit, laconism, Tacitus, ellipsis, syncope, abridgment, compression, epitome, monostich, brunch word, portmanteau word, concise, brief, short, terse, close, to the point, exact, neat, compact, compressed, condensed, pointed, laconic, curt, pithy, trenchant, summary, pregnant, compendious, succinct, elliptical, epigrammatic, quaint, crisp, sententious, concisely, briefly, summarily, in brief, in short, in a word, in a few words, for shortness sake, to come to the point, to make a long story short, to cut the matter short, to be brief, it comes to this, the long and the short of it is, brevis esse laboro obscurus fio.

Shortness

N shortness, brevity, littleness, a span, shortening, abbreviation, abbreviature, abridgment, concision, retrenchment, curtailment, decurtation, reduction, epitome, elision, ellipsis, conciseness, abridger, epitomist, epitomizer, short, brief, curt, compendious, compact, stubby, scrimp, shorn, stubbed, stumpy, thickset, pug, chunky, decurtate, retrousse, stocky, squab, squabby, squat, dumpy, little, curtailed of its fair proportions, short by, oblate, concise, summary, shortly, in short.


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