The definition of curt is a statement, response or reply that is very short and potentially rude.
suggests forcefulness and wit resulting from compactness pithy axioms
implies clarity but compactness in the fewest words possible she spoke in succinct phrases
suggests brevity to the point of curtness, ambiguity, or uncommunicativeness ``You'll see,"" was his laconic reply
may add to this the connotation of polished smoothness and cogency a terse style or of clipped and abrupt expression a terse command
implies the stating of much in few words, by removing all superfluous or expanded details a concise summary
Find another word for concise. In this page you can discover 64 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for concise, like: laconic, compact, succinct, cogent, brief, pithy, condensed, terse, compressed, tight and abridged.
His style is elevated and concise, but somewhat difficult.
The Sorbonne issued a concise series of twenty-five articles, refuting the Institutes of Calvin.
While Schiller's standpoint was too essentially that of his time to lay claim to finality, it is, on the whole, the most concise statement we possess of the literary theory which lay behind the classical literature of Germany.