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monosyllabic

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marked by the use of few words to convey much information or meaning
  • the sullen teenager would give only a monosyllabic response to even the friendliest question

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The first known use of monosyllabic was in 1635

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“Monosyllabic.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/monosyllabic. Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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