noun[mass noun] • rare
- Excessive briefness in speech or writing.More example sentences
- The prevailing principle of the composition seems to have been the employment of the fewest words, thus rendering the work a constant brachylogy.
- Another difficulty for a reader lies in his use of brachylogy.
- The persistent use of brachylogy, especially in the omission of principal verbs, justifies Photius' label 'aphoristic'.