Harmony in the arrangement or interarrangement of parts with respect to a whole.
Studied elegance and facility in style of expression.
An instance of harmonious arrangement or studied elegance and facility.
A skillful arrangement of parts; harmony; elegance, esp. of literary style.
Origin of concinnity
- From Latin concinnitās from concinnāre to put in order from concinnus deftly joined
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- Coined 1531 by Sir Thomas Elyot in his treatise, The Boke Named The Governor, from Latin concinnitās (“skillfully put together”).