Synonyms and Antonyms of briefness
the condition of being short
- The briefness of the instructions rendered them less than helpful.
abbreviation, abridgment (or abridgement), compression, condensation, contraction, curtailment
decreasing, diminishing, lessening, reducing, shortening, shrinking
abruptness, brusqueness, curtness
compendiousness, crispness, laconism, pithiness, succinctness, tautness, terseness
littleness, minuteness, smallness, tininess
elongating, elongation, extending, extension, prolongation, prolonging, protraction, stretching
expansion, growth, spread
diffuseness, garrulousness, long-windedness, prolixity, talkativeness, talkiness, verboseness, volubility, wordiness
bigness, bulkiness, greatness, heftiness, largeness
the quality or state of being marked by or using only few words to convey much meaning
- In this case the briefness of the essay is not a drawback because it says all that needs to be said and does so with eloquence.