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laconism


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Laconism  \Lac"o*nism\,  n.  [Gr.  ?,  fr  ?  to  imitate 
  Laced[ae]monian  manners,  to  speak  laconically:  cf  F. 
  laconisme.] 
  1.  A  vigorous,  brief  manner  of  expression;  laconic  style. 
 
  2.  An  instance  of  laconic  style  or  expression. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  laconism 
  n  :  terseness  of  expression  [syn:  {laconicism}] 




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