- The definition of concise is expressing briefly and clearly.
An example of concise is "I like apples."
brief and to the point; short and clear
Origin of conciseClassical Latin concisus, cut off, brief, past participle of concidere, to cut off ; from com-, intensive + caedere, to cut: see -cide
Expressing much in few words; clear and succinct.
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