Examples of epigrammatic in a Sentence
Oscar Wilde's epigrammatic observation, “In America the young are always ready to give to those who are older than themselves the full benefits of their inexperience”.
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Brooks writes with clarity and epigrammatic wit, but the random oscillations of her views may annoy some readers.
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First Known Use of epigrammatic
Synonymsaphoristic, apothegmatic, brief, capsule, compact, compendious, crisp, curt, elliptical (or elliptic), concise, laconic, monosyllabic, pithy, sententious, succinct, summary, telegraphic, terse, thumbnail
Antonymscircuitous, circumlocutory, diffuse, long-winded, prolix, rambling, verbose, windy, wordy
Related Wordsabrupt, blunt, brusque (also brusk), short, snippety, snippy; abbreviated, abridged, condensed, curtailed, shortened; meaty, substantial; meaningful, significant; well-turned
Near Antonymspleonastic, redundant, repetitious, tautological, tautologous; enlarged, expanded, supplemented; embellished, embroidered, exaggerated, inflated
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