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səkˈsɪŋktsuc·cinct

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. compendious, compact, succinct, summaryadjective

    briefly giving the gist of something

    "a short and compendious book"; "a compact style is brief and pithy"; "succinct comparisons"; "a summary formulation of a wide-ranging subject"

Wiktionary

  1. succinctadjective

    brief and to the point; having characteristics of both brevity and clarity.

    Etymology: From succinctus, perfect passive participle of succingo, from sub + cingo.

  2. succinctadjective

    compressed into a tiny area.

    Etymology: From succinctus, perfect passive participle of succingo, from sub + cingo.

  3. succinctadjective

    wrapped by, or as if by a girdle; closely fitting, wound or wrapped or drawn up tightly.

    Etymology: From succinctus, perfect passive participle of succingo, from sub + cingo.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Succinctadjective

    girded or tucked up; bound; drawn tightly together

  2. Succinctadjective

    compressed into a narrow compass; brief; concise

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Succinct

    suk-singkt′, adj. short: concise.—adv. Succinct′ly.—ns. Succinct′ness; Succinctō′rium, a band embroidered with an Agnus Dei, worn hanging from the girdle by the pope on some occasions. [L. succinctussub, up, cingĕre, to gird.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of succinct in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of succinct in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of succinct in a Sentence

  1. Harry Connick Jr.:

    That was a perfect, succinct performance.

  2. Eduardo Hernandez:

    If it is possible, we want to add an annex, something succinct, simple, direct, clear and that leaves no space for interpretation.

  3. Chris Pine:

    Women think that men don't talk about their feelings with guys. We do talk to friends about relationships, but it's succinct - 10 minutes, then we move on.

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