Origin of concise
Examples from the Web for concise
The sharp and swift fall makes for a concise case study on the impact of reputation on a personal brand.Racism Is a Tough Sell: The Real Reason Everyone Dumped Paula Deen|Daniel Gross|June 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But on the stand this week, she stuck to a concise version of events.
All commanders will state that my report writing was always clear, concise, and impeccable.Rogue L.A. Cop’s Facebook Manifesto: ‘You Will Now Live the Life of Prey’|The Daily Beast|February 8, 2013|DAILY BEAST
There has never been so concise and definitive a debunking of Kant's categorical imperative.
Jonathan V. Last, in the pages of The Weekly Standard, offers the most compelling and concise apologia for the Empire.
When the occasion offers, he is concise, condensed even in the utterance of a principle or of a comprehensive thought.Essays sthetical|George Calvert
Diarists agree in the concise terms with which they describe the town.The Siege of Boston|Allen French
His plan, and the execution of it, are at once clear and concise; but he is too prodigal of the term "rare."Bibliomania; or Book-Madness|Thomas Frognall Dibdin
The style is vigorous and concise; it is rich in imagery and powerfully expressed, but is deficient in elegance and perspicuity.
But a real motive is always terse, concise, characteristic and pregnant with unrevealed meaning.Music: An Art and a Language|Walter Raymond Spalding
British Dictionary definitions for concise
Word Origin for concise
Word Origin and History for concise
1580s, from Latin concisus "cut off, brief," past participle of concidere "to cut off, cut up, cut through, cut to pieces," from com-, intensive prefix (see com-), + caedere "to cut" (see -cide). Related: Concisely.