Examples of concision in a Sentence
the essay is a marvel of concision and clarity
Recent Examples of concision from the Web
The exchange has been edited for clarity and concision: So, let’s start with elevator pitch: What does this bill aim to achieve, and how does the legislation aim to achieve it?
For the sake of narrative speed and cinematic concision, it is compelled to jettison superfluous characters and an entire parallel story line: that of Gloucester, yet another father of wicked and favorable offspring.
All that natural beauty does its part to draw you in, as do the tight introductions, which Philip narrates with concision over radiant images from his formative years.
The pacing could be tightened in places and some judicious editing would provide more heft and concision to the second act’s celebration of overcoming adveristy.
In these cases, a translator can try to capture more of the significance with a double translation, at the cost, however, of giving up the concision of the original.
And yet another shift carried the evening to a more affirmative if somewhat quizzical conclusion, with Sibelius’s last symphony, the single-movement No. 7, his ultimate effort in a long quest to express big thoughts with extreme concision.
Concrete poetry's roots in Futurism and Dada are nicely illustrated here, and the show asserts an affinity between the clever concision of these postwar works and the strategies of today's texts and tweets.
In everyday speech, in legal texts and even in translations of Genesis, one person’s surplusage may be another person’s way of dealing with inevitable trade-offs between clarity and concision.
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Origin and Etymology of concision
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
Synonymsbrevity, briefness, compactness, conciseness, succinctness, crispness, pithiness, sententiousness, terseness
Antonymsdiffuseness, long-windedness, prolixity, verbosity, wordiness
Related Wordsabruptness, bluntness, brusqueness, curtness, shortness
Near Antonymsperiphrasis, pleonasm, redundancy, repetitiousness, repetitiveness, tautology
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