The definition of brevity is defined as the quality of being brief.(noun)
An example of brevity is a point made quickly and clearly.
See brevity in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: L brevitas < brevis, brief
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Origin: Latin brevitās
Origin: , from brevis, short; see brief.
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the practice of conciseness in speech or writing.
1. the practice of using few words to say much.
2. a laconic utterance. —laconic, n., adj. —laconical, adj.
Rare. the speaking of few words; taciturnity or brevity. —pauciloquent, adj.
Rare. brevity; conciseness.
the brief, sometimes cryptic language used in telegrams.
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