Laconic definitions

lə-kŏn'ĭk
The definition of laconic refers to someone who doesn't talk a lot or uses very few words.

An example of laconic is saying "fine" in response to a question of how work was.

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Using or marked by the use of few words; terse or concise.
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Brief or terse in speech or expression; using few words.
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Using as few words as possible; pithy and concise.
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Origin of laconic

From Latin Lacōnicus (“Spartan”), from Ancient Greek Λακωνικός (Lakōnikos, “Laconian”). Laconia was the region inhabited and ruled by the Spartans, who were known for their brevity in speech.