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Found 3 items, similar to Laconic.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: laconic pendek, ringkas
English → English (WordNet) Definition: laconic laconic adj : brief and to the point; effectively cut short; “a crisp retort”; “a response so curt as to be almost rude”; "the laconic reply; `yes'“; ”short and terse and easy to understand" [syn: crisp, curt, terse]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Laconic Laconic \La*con"ic\, n. Laconism. [Obs.] --Addison. [1913 Webster] Laconic \La*con"ic\, Laconical \La*con"ic*al\, a. [L. Laconicus Laconian, Gr. ??, fr. ?? a Laconian, Laced[ae]monian, or Spartan: cf. F. laconique.] 1. Expressing much in few words, after the manner of the Laconians or Spartans; brief and pithy; concise; brusque; epigrammatic. In this sense laconic is the usual form. [1913 Webster] I grow laconic even beyond laconicism; for sometimes I return only yes, or no, to questionary or petitionary epistles of half a yard long. --Pope. [1913 Webster] His sense was strong and his style laconic. --Welwood. [1913 Webster] 2. Laconian; characteristic of, or like, the Spartans; hence, stern or severe; cruel; unflinching. [1913 Webster] His head had now felt the razor, his back the rod; all that laconical discipline pleased him well. --Bp. Hall. Syn: Short; brief; concise; succinct; sententious; pointed; pithy. Usage: Laconic, Concise. Concise means without irrelevant or superfluous matter; it is the opposite of diffuse. Laconic means concise with the additional quality of pithiness, sometimes of brusqueness. [1913 Webster]


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