concision concision

Definition(s):

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

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Bear in mind that although Jim expresses himself with concision, his arguments are very forceful and unequivocal.
  2. Laura is not known for her concision. In fact, what passes off as some profound utterances are actually fluff.

News

  • Pianist Cyrus Chestnut At Artists Collective

    A virtuoso with soul, the phenomenal pianist Cyrus Chestnut can, like Oscar Peterson, make the piano thunder with sound and fury signifying genuine passion, pathos and high drama. Or, with the subtle dynamic shading of an Ahmad Jamal and the compelling concision of a John Lewis, he can make it whisper with wit and wisdom.
    on September 16, 2013     Source: Hartford Courant

Quotes

  1. "It's so brilliant in its concision," Spano says. "It's almost like a letter to Wagner saying, 'I can do in two hours what you can't do in six.' "
    on Jul 6, 2010 By: Robert Spano Source: Cincinnati CityBeat

  2. "The beauty of concision," Chomsky explains, "is that you can only repeat conventional thoughts."
    on Mar 14, 2009 By: Noam Chomsky Source: Toronto Star

  3. "Partly it has to do with greater concision," Mr. Fingar said recently. "Partly it has to do with a much more demanding set of requirements to check out the information."
    on Dec 8, 2007 By: Thomas Fingar Source: New York Times

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