breviloquence

noun bre·vil·o·quence \breˈviləkwən(t)s, brəˈ-\

Definition of breviloquence

plural

-s

  1. :  brevity of speaking

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Origin and Etymology of breviloquence

Latin breviloquentia, from breviloquent-, breviloquens speaking briefly (from brevi- + loquent-, loquens, present participle of loqui to speak) + -ia


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