(Especially of something written or spoken) briefly and clearly expressed: use short, succinct sentences
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- Further, the dietetic text provided the model for the early written recipes, typically succinct and summary.
- The text fields are clearly separated and succinct, and keep the reader interested.
- There aren't many movie directors prepared to offer succinct class-war summaries in an interview.
- Example sentences
- It presents the theory of dimension for separable metric spaces with what seems to be an impossible mixture of depth, clarity, precision, succinctness, and comprehensiveness.
- Outstanding for her succinctness and profundity, she reminded one of her editors of Beethoven in his late period: ‘Where everything is getting pared down but the content is more concentrated’.
- In his collection, poetic romance and realism, luxury and succinctness, conservatism and novelty are combined in a perfect way.
Late Middle English (in the sense 'encircled'): from Latin succinctus 'tucked up', past participle of succingere, from sub- 'from below' + cingere 'gird'.
Words that rhyme with succinctdistinct, extinct
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