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noun as in compactness

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Together, the equations formed a succinct theory now known as the Standard Model of particle physics.

The succinct 54-page filing quoted the threats of Microsoft execs who wanted to “cut off the air supply” of Netscape and “putting a bullet through the head” of one of their own products in favor of a deal with a competitor.

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Eduardo Mondlane’s speech was as succinct as it was poignant.

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“More Mitt,” as Politico reported at least has the virtue of alliterative succinctness.

Decollat,” says a contemporary document, with a grim succinctness, “in castrum Londin: vulgo turris appellatur.

"Your 'far country' lies on the borders of hell," he replied, with disconcerting succinctness.

He touched his hat to her with equal succinctness, and drove away, including all the ladies on the piazza in a cursory obeisance.

This is the tendency toward succinctness and clarity, at whatever sacrifice of grace.

I know nothing so simple, so natural; and the proof of the simplicity shall lie in the succinctness of my demonstration.


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On this page you'll find 21 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to succinctness, such as: conciseness, concision, condensation, crispness, curtness, and economy.

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