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concision

[ kuhn-sizh-uhn ]
/ kənˈsɪʒ ən /
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noun

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

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Origin of concision

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

OTHER WORDS FROM concision

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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