conciseness conciseness

Definition(s):

  • (n) terseness and economy in writing and speaking achieved by expressing a great deal in just a few words

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News

  • Master Needed College Writing Skills

    Writing, of course, extends beyond words on a page -- it is the effective communication of complex ideas. Many new college students continue to commit blatant syntax, spelling and grammatical errors that are simply not acceptable in higher education. The key writing techniques that students must master include conciseness, clarity, proper grammar and strong reasoning. Proper grammar is as ...
    on February 10, 2014     Source: U.S.News & World Report LP via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  • "We write lyrics together, and when I write lyrics, they're in the form I know," Bryan said. "The craft of rock 'n' roll is conciseness, telling the whole story in four lines, and having a central theme of a chorus, and making every hook...
    on Sep 28, 2008 By: David Bryan Source: Asbury Park Press

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