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pithiness

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  1. the quality or state of being marked by or using only few words to convey much meaning the memorable pithiness of Calvin Coolidge's campaign announcement: “I do not choose to run for President in 1928” Synonyms brevity, briefness, compactness, conciseness, concision, crispness, succinctness, 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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