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monosyllabic

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of monosyllabic

  1. 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 Synonyms of monosyllabic aphoristic, apothegmatic, brief, capsule, compact, compendious, crisp, curt, elliptical (or elliptic), epigrammatic, laconic, concise, pithy, sententious, succinct, summary, telegraphic, terse, thumbnailWords Related to monosyllabic abrupt, blunt, brusque (also brusk), short, snippety, snippy; abbreviated, abridged, condensed, curtailed, shortened; meaty, substantial; meaningful, significant; well-turnedNear Antonyms of monosyllabic pleonastic, redundant, repetitious, tautological, tautologous; enlarged, expanded, supplemented; embellished, embroidered, exaggerated, inflatedAntonyms of monosyllabic circuitous, circumlocutory, diffuse, long-winded, prolix, rambling, verbose, windy, wordy


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