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terseness

noun

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the quality or state of being marked by or using only few words to convey much meaning
  • the terseness of my replies simply meant that I was too busy to talk at that time

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terseness

tertiary color

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“Terseness.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/terseness. Accessed 26 Jan. 2022.

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