Definitions for laconismˈlæk əˌnɪz əm; ləˈkɒn əˌsɪz əm

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

lac•o•nismˈlæk əˌnɪz əm; ləˈkɒn əˌsɪz əm(n.)

also la•con•i•cism

  1. laconic brevity of utterance.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. laconism, laconicism(noun)

    terseness of expression


  1. laconism(Noun)

    Extreme brevity in expression.

  2. laconism(Noun)

    A very or notably brief expression.

  3. Origin: From laconia, from Λακεδαίμων

Webster Dictionary

  1. Laconism(noun)

    a vigorous, brief manner of expression; laconic style

  2. Laconism(noun)

    an instance of laconic style or expression


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