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terse

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of terse

  1. marked by the use of few words to convey much information or meaning could tell from his terse replies to my questions that he was in no mood to talk Synonyms of terse aphoristic, apothegmatic, brief, capsule, compact, compendious, crisp, curt, elliptical (or elliptic), epigrammatic, laconic, monosyllabic, pithy, sententious, succinct, summary, telegraphic, concise, thumbnailWords Related to terse abrupt, blunt, brusque (also brusk), short, snippety, snippy; abbreviated, abridged, condensed, curtailed, shortened; meaty, substantial; meaningful, significant; well-turnedNear Antonyms of terse pleonastic, redundant, repetitious, tautological, tautologous; enlarged, expanded, supplemented; embellished, embroidered, exaggerated, inflatedAntonyms of terse circuitous, circumlocutory, diffuse, long-winded, prolix, rambling, verbose, windy, wordy



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