laconism definition by Webster's New World
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- brevity of speech or expression
- a laconic speech or expression
Origin: Classical Greek Lakōnismos ; from Lakōnizein, to imitate the Laconians
laconism definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Terseness or succinctness of style or expression.