Origin of concision
Examples from the Web for concision
Lachs writes with clarity and concision—admirable concision, considering how unwieldy university press offerings tend to be.
I think The Ghost Writer, with its combination of concision and daring and wild ambition, might be a perfect novel.Five Great Literary Homes, From Pemberley to Ruth’s||March 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The following transcript has been lightly edited for clarity and concision.
For concision, picturesqueness and concreteness, this narrative is not excelled in all literature.The Bible Period by Period|Josiah Blake Tidwell
While it is not as long-breathed as the C sharp minor Scherzo, its concision makes it more tempting to the student.Unicorns|James Huneker
Concision does not alone explain this, it may be noticed in other plays of the Norwegian.Iconoclasts|James Huneker
Beware of the dogs, beware of the evil workers, beware of the concision: 3.Expositions of Holy Scripture|Alexander Maclaren
Both phases remind us of the "concision" of Paul's later letters.The Making of the New Testament|Benjamin W. Bacon
late 14c., "cutting away, mutilation," also, from 16c., "circumcision," from Latin concisionem "a separation into divisions," literally "a cutting up," noun of action from past participle stem of concidere "to cut up" (see concise). From 18c. it began to be used in the sense of conciseness (q.v.).