concision

[ kuh n-sizh-uh n ]
/ kənˈsɪʒ ən /

noun

concise quality; brevity; terseness.
Archaic. a cutting up or off; mutilation.

Origin of concision

1350–1400; Middle English (< Middle French) < Latin concīsiōn- (stem of concīsiō), equivalent to concīs(us) concise + -iōn- -ion

Related forms

non·con·ci·sion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for concision

concision

/ (kənˈsɪʒən) /

noun

the quality of being concise; brevity; terseness
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