conciseness - Cultural Definition
Economy in writing or speaking. “Bill loves to go to the movies because watching films is a real pleasure to him” is not as concise as “Bill loves to watch movies.” (Compare circumlocution.)
Variant of concise
Origin: L concisus, cut off, brief, pp. of concidere, to cut off < com-, intens. + caedere, to cut: see -cide
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