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Another word for concise

  1. Marked by or consisting of few words that are carefully chosen

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Another word for concise

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