HyperDic: terseness

English > 1 sense of the word terseness:
NOUNcommunicationtersenessa neatly short / short and concise expressive style
terseness > pronunciation
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
English > terseness: 1 sense > noun 1, communication
MeaningA neatly short / short and concise expressive style.
NarrowerbrevityThe use of brief expressions
conciseness, concision, pithiness, succinctnessterseness and economy in writing and speaking achieved by expressing a great deal in just a few words
crispnessAn expressive style that is direct and to the point
laconism, laconicismterseness of expression
Broaderexpressive style, styleA way of expressing something (in language or art or music etc.) that is characteristic of a particular person or group of people or period
Oppositeverboseness, verbosityAn expressive style that uses excessive or empty words
Adjectivestersebrief and to the point

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