succinct + -ly
Succinctly is defined as something to the point, or stated briefly and directly.
If you explain your position on a complicated matter by summarizing your beliefs in two sentences or less, this is an example of making your point succinctly.
- Dean explained, as succinctly as possible, their concern for this child who'd spent six months in their care.
- Most divergent opinions have been held as to the time in which Arethas lived; the reasons for the dates given above will be found succinctly stated in the article "Aretas," by A.
- Agnosticism, Phenomenalism, Rationalism, Materialism all manifest the positivist spirit, denying what may be succinctly described as the metempirical.
- This authority sums up the geology of Japan briefly and succinctly as follows (in Things Japanese, by Professor Chamberlain): The backbone of the country consists of primitive gneiss and schists.
- Zwingli's theological views are expressed succinctly in the sixtyseven theses published at Zurich in 1523, and at greater length in the First Helvetic Confession, compiled in 1536 by a number of his disciples.'