Concise (adjective)

Giving a lot of information clearly and in a few words; brief but comprehensive.


Late 16th century: from latin concisus, past participle of concidere "cut up, abridge", from con- "completely" + caedere "cut".


  1. The instructions were concise and easy to follow.
  2. The report was concise but it covered all the important points.
  3. The explanation was concise and to the point.
  4. The writer was praised for being able to express complex ideas in a concise manner.
  5. The manual was concise and easy to understand.
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