Synonyms and Antonyms of conciseness

  1. 1 the condition of being short we were disappointed by the unexpected conciseness of the presentation, since we wanted more details Synonyms briefness, brevity, shortnessRelated Words 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, tininessNear Antonyms extensiveness; 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, largenessAntonyms lengthiness

  2. 2 the quality or state of being marked by or using only few words to convey much meaning many have admired the restrained conciseness of Emily Dickinson's poetry Synonyms brevity, briefness, compactness, succinctness, concision, crispness, pithiness, sententiousness, tersenessRelated Words abruptness, bluntness, brusqueness, curtness, shortnessNear Antonyms periphrasis, pleonasm, redundancy, repetitiousness, repetitiveness, tautologyAntonyms diffuseness, long-windedness, prolixity, verbosity, wordiness

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