breviloquent
[ bre-vil-uh-kwuhnt ]
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Part of Speech adjective
Origin + Etymology
Mid 19th century; Latin from brevis ‘short’ + loquens ‘speaking’
Synonyms
  • brusque
  • pithy
  • terse
Antonyms
  • long-winded
  • wordy
  • verbose
Definition
speaking or expressed in a concise or terse style; using brevity of speech
Example
At the memorial, her words were tellingly breviloquent.
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