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Lachs writes with clarity and concision—admirable concision, considering how unwieldy university press offerings tend to be.

Wall Street Journal: “Begley has a great many strengths—concision, eloquence, an eagle eye—and few of the usual shortcomings.”

I think The Ghost Writer, with its combination of concision and daring and wild ambition, might be a perfect novel.

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The beautiful concision of style in this document gave Algernon a feeling of profound deference toward the law and its officers.

The thinking is magnificently done from this passage up to page sixteen or twenty, stated with great concision.

I believe that any English poet of to-day would be thankful for the concision that a Chinese poetaster attains without effort.

Nowhere do we see more clearly his most characteristic excellences, his delicacy, his power of antithesis, his concision.

Whatever may have been Morris' tendency when he wrote his own poetry, he knew when concision was a virtue in the poetry of others.


On this page you'll find 17 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to concision, such as: conciseness, condensation, crispness, curtness, economy, and ephemerality.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.