laconicism

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n laconicism terseness of expression
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Laconicism Same as Laconism.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n laconicism A laconic mode or style of expression; laconism.
    • n laconicism A laconic phrase or expression; a laconism.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • ns Laconicism a concise style: a short, pithy phrase
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L.,—Gr.