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concise

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of concise

  1. marked by the use of few words to convey much information or meaning <a concise article on violence in the media that manages to say more than most books on the subject> Synonyms aphoristic, apothegmatic, brief, capsule, compact, compendious, crisp, curt, elliptical (or elliptic), epigrammatic, laconic, monosyllabic, pithy, sententious, succinct, summary, telegraphic, terse, thumbnail Related Words abrupt, blunt, brusque (also brusk), short, snippety, snippy; abbreviated, abridged, condensed, curtailed, shortened; meaty, substantial; meaningful, significant; well-turned Near Antonyms pleonastic, redundant, repetitious, tautological, tautologous; enlarged, expanded, supplemented; embellished, embroidered, exaggerated, inflated Antonyms circuitous, circumlocutory, diffuse, long-winded, prolix, rambling, verbose, windy, wordy





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