• WordNet 3.6
    • n succinctness terseness and economy in writing and speaking achieved by expressing a great deal in just a few words
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n succinctness The state or character of being succinct; brevity; conciseness; terseness: as, the succinctness of a narration.
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In literature:

On the first page of the introduction referred to, the editor, after a succinct statement that the K.G.C.
"Continental Monthly, Vol. I, No. V, May, 1862" by Various
Every noteworthy event is briefly and succinctly recorded.
"An Illustrated History of Ireland from AD 400 to 1800" by Mary Frances Cusack
The answer is, succinctly, Nothing.
"Falling in Love" by Grant Allen
He made his proposal succinctly and well, and without any confusion she accepted him.
"The Halo" by Bettina von Hutten
Such is a succinct, but I believe not unfaithful, account of the establishment of the PROTESTANT RELIGION at Strasbourg.
"A Bibliographical, Antiquarian and Picturesque Tour in France and Germany, Volume Two" by Thomas Frognall Dibdin
I explained my situation as clearly and succinctly as I was able.
"Arthur Mervyn" by Charles Brockden Brown
A succinct account of the most remarkable transactions and events, foreign and domestic; 4.
"Continental Monthly, Vol. 5, Issue 2, February, 1864" by Various
Mackintosh described it succinctly, shortly, as we sat there by the fire.
"The Best Short Stories of 1921 and the Yearbook of the American Short Story" by Various
Here are the facts; and I will try to give them succinctly, as in a police-report.
"Foe-Farrell" by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
I could see no use in progressing further in that direction, and I said so as succinctly as I could.
"The Lost Valley" by J. M. Walsh

In poetry:

To make the matter more succinct:
Suppose my fellow man extinct.
Why, who would not approve the plan
Save possibly my fellow man?
Yet with a politician's voice
He names himself as Nature's choice.
"À Bas Ben Adhem" by Ogden Nash
"Once," the said wight began,
"I knew not what the blues meant, I was a genial man,
And never shirked amusement. I shot, I rode, I rinked,
I trod the mazy measure, My life, to be succinct,
Was one long road of pleasure.
"For One Night Only (A Tragedy) " by P G Wodehouse
Richly resonant and succinct As the carolling bobolink,
Tang of pine and cedar limbs
Where a peak of silence brims
Past the lake and cataract On an extinct glacier track;
Lightning bolt, thunder cloud
Let this fragrance be allowed!
"Ukase" by Norman MacLeod

In news:

The famed British mystery writer was a master of succinct storytelling.
In an interview last year, Tania Shcheglova summed up the Synchrodogs approach to photography pretty succinctly: "We have no shame and are stupid enough to shoot anything that looks weird or naked".
) It also conveys a complex message, if I can unpack it succinctly: peaceful scene + at-leisure young people + pepper-spray cop = How times have changed.
Yo La Tengo's songwriters, the husband-and-wife team of Ira Kaplan on guitar and Georgia Hubley on drums, prize succinct, tuneful songs about the modest pains and pleasures of daily life and love.
Abraham Lincoln said goodbye to Springfield in a succinct, emotion-filled speech on Feb 11, 1861.
Howell says, "It was such a good and succinct description of how copy editors see their work that I thought it was worth sharing with readers".
David Brinkley, whose pungent news commentaries, delivered with a mixture of wry skepticism and succinct candor, set the standard for network television for generations, died at his home in Houston late Wednesday.
At one of the break out panels during the show's inaugural DIY Conference Marketplace, Konrath put it out there succinctly and quickly.
The late Atlanta newspaper columnist and Southern humorist Lewis Grizzard explained it succinctly.
Many who have workshopped poems at top Internet boards have received the benefit of Juster 's feedback usually offered in succinct polite critiques.
Thank you for providing me with so succinct an example of what it is that increasingly discourages me from enjoying The Hook.
Even after more than a century of achievement, one fact succinctly summarizes Real Madrid's status in soccer.
I have always enjoyed Freeman Dyson's insightful and succinct reviews and "Rocket Man" is no exception.
Banh Mi at Foster & Dobbs Authentic Foods: Smash hit would succinctly describe customers' response to this "inspired by" banh mi sandwich.
The company's motto, "Think fast," succinctly describes its role in the computer communications business.

In science:

The proof of Corollary 1 can be most succinctly formulated by defining a sequence of finitely generated abelian groups Tn = Tn (m) in terms of certain trees.
Geometric Filtrations of Classical Link Concordance
This feature is captured by formalisms called succinct games and should be also provided by IGDL.
If more than Analytical Modeling is Needed to Predict Real Agents' Strategic Interaction
All these themes have met with important developments over the recent years, that I tried to succinctly summarize here, with emphasis on the contributions presented at ISMD2010.
Multiparticle Dynamics in the LHC Era
Theorem), and one of the goals of this paper is to give a succinct synopsis of .
Descriptive inner model theory
Note that these neighborhoods can be interpreted roughly as a succinct cover of the support of D1 into (not necessarily disjoint) sets of points, where within each set the points have similar weight (according to D1 ).
Testing probability distributions using conditional samples