Concise synonyms

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Using as few words as possible; pithy and concise.
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Closefitting
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Short in time, duration, length, or extent.
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The definition of terse is language that is brief and to the point.
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Forceful and to the point, as a reason or argument; compelling; convincing
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The state of having been condensed; highly concentrated.
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Brief and to the point; concise:
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(Zool.) Flattened into a thin, convex, streamlined shape, as the body of the flounder or other flatfish
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Affording little spare time; full:
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Containing or stating briefly all the essentials of something; comprehensive and concise.
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Having coloration of the points in contrast to the rest of the coat
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Not wasting money, time, fuel, etc.; thrifty
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(Idiomatic) Efficiently brief in duration, especially when referring to an unpleasant task.
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Scanty, as in clothing.
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Cut or shortened, especially of a literary work
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Of or like an aphorism
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Marked by or showing extensive understanding:
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Crisp is defined as firm or brittle, or describes cool weather, or writing or talking in an abrupt but polite way.
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Having hidden meaning; mystifying.
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Containing or given to the use of epigrams.
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(Of a saying or aphorism) Mysterious and often incomprehensible yet seemingly wise.
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Marked by or consisting of few words that are carefully chosen
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Of or relating to precious stones or the art of working with them.
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Exact, as in performance, execution, or amount; accurate or correct:
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Convincing; cogent. Used of an argument or a proof.
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The definition of sententious is language that is short on words, and contains a lot of moralizing.
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Holding a trading position that is inversely related to the price of a security or index:
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The definition of summary is a statement presenting the main points.
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Of, relating to, or transmitted by telegraph.
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Forceful and clear; penetrating:
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A shortened or condensed phrase or expression.
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The quality or state of being brief in duration.
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The property of being concise, succinctness.
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The characteristic of being terse.
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Wordy or unclear:
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Using more words than are necessary; long-winded
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The definition of long winded is someone who talks on and on, often to the point of becoming boring, or extended talking or stories that are being told.
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Long and overextended, especially in time rather than dimension
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(Prosody) Requiring a relatively long time to pronounce
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(Chiefly computing) Duplicating or able to duplicate the function of another component of a system, providing back-up in the event the other component fails.
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The definition of repetitive is saying or doing something over and over again.
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Containing or using many or too many words; verbose
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Having little extra or little to spare; scanty; meagre.
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Conspicuous in position, wealth, or importance; prominent:
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The slender part of a flower pistil, connecting the ovary and the stigma. The pollen tube grows through the style delivering the pollen nuclei to the ovary.
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Marked by or consisting of few words that are carefully chosen
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The definition of curt is a statement, response or reply that is very short and potentially rude.
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Synonym Study

  • Pithy suggests forcefulness and wit resulting from compactness pithy axioms
  • Succinct implies clarity but compactness in the fewest words possible she spoke in succinct phrases
  • Laconic suggests brevity to the point of curtness, ambiguity, or uncommunicativeness ``You'll see,"" was his laconic reply
  • Terse may add to this the connotation of polished smoothness and cogency a terse style or of clipped and abrupt expression a terse command
  • Concise implies the stating of much in few words, by removing all superfluous or expanded details a concise summary
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