An example of concise is "I like apples."
Origin of conciseClassical Latin concisus, cut off, brief, past participle of concidere, to cut off ; from com-, intensive + caedere, to cut: see -cide
Origin of conciseLatin concīsus, past participle of concīdere, to cut up : com-, intensive pref.; see com– + caedere, to cut; see ka&schwa;-id- in Indo-European roots.
(comparative more concise, superlative most concise)
- brief, yet including all important information
From Late Latin concisus (“cut short”), from Latin concidere (“cut to pieces”), from caedere (“to cut, to strike down”).