Brachylogy meaning

bră-kĭlə-jē
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Brevity of speech; conciseness.
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A shortened or condensed phrase or expression.
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Conciseness of speech; brevity.
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An abridged expression.
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(rhetoric) Any of several forms of omission of words, including the omission of an understood part of a phrase, as, the omission of "good" from "(good) morning!" (brachyology).
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Origin of brachylogy

  • Medieval Latin brachylogia from Greek brakhulogiā brakhu- brachy- logos speech –logy

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From brachy- +‎ -logy, from Ancient Greek βραχυλογία (brakhulogia), from βραχύς (brakhus, “short”) + λογία (logia, “speech”); compare brachyology.

    From Wiktionary