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See definition of laconism on Dictionary.com
  • as insilence
  • as innoiselessness
  • as inquietness
  • as insoundlessness
  • as inspeechlessness

synonyms for laconism

  • blackout
  • calm
  • lull
  • peace
  • quiet
  • reticence
  • secrecy
  • stillness
  • censorship
  • death
  • dumbness
  • hush
  • muteness
  • noiselessness
  • quiescence
  • quietness
  • quietude
  • quietus
  • reserve
  • sleep
  • speechlessness
  • still
  • sulk
  • sullenness
  • taciturnity
  • uncommunicativeness
  • dead air
  • hush-hush
  • inarticulateness
  • iron curtain
  • saturninity
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antonyms for laconism

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  • agitation
  • clamor
  • communication
  • noise
  • talk
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How to use laconism in a sentence

For a day or two following Devereau's unsatisfactory laconism nothing developed.
WINNER TAKE ALLLARRY EVANS
I am glad you have connected your negotiations and anecdotes; and, I hope, not with your usual laconism.
THE PG EDITION OF CHESTERFIELD'S LETTERS TO HIS SONTHE EARL OF CHESTERFIELD
This I shall endeavour to interpret, by developing to the best of my ability the laconism of the philosophical naturalist.
WHAT IS PROPERTY?P. J. PROUDHON
His friend obeyed him, more alarmed by Andre's laconism than he could have been by some sudden explosion of passion.
CAUGHT IN THE NETEMILE GABORIAU
This laconism came from the lips of a young man who was walking along the Levee of New Orleans.
THE FREE LANCESMAYNE REID
She scanned the page, remembering Geral letters—notes whose laconism hardly exceeded that of the maste relatives.
TWO BANKS OF THE SEINEFERNAND VANDREM
He was the Spartan of Tobymen, and laconism was the short soul of his professional legislation!
PAUL CLIFFORD, COMPLETEEDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
Paling suddenly, Mr. Hildreth dropped his eyes and replied humbly, though with equal laconism, "I was thinking."
HAND AND RINGANNA KATHARINE GREEN
She answered other questions with equal firmness and laconism.
HARPER'S NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE, VOLUME 1, NO. 2, JULY, 1850.VARIOUS
You may, perhaps, imagine that laconism could no further go.
FRIEND MAC DONALDMAX O'RELL
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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