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Origin of laconic
OTHER WORDS FROM laconicla·con·i·cal·ly, adverbun·la·con·ic, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for laconic
She is laconic, matter of fact, and frequently speaks in “life is a journey”-type metaphors and aphorisms—all part of her charm.Diane von Furstenberg: How I Learned to Love My Wrap Dress|Lizzie Crocker|October 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
J.J. Cale, 74 No one has ever pared a song down to its essentials better than this laconic Oklahoma composer and performer.
In an unfinished high-rise in the middle of Caracas, a laconic, cynical "doctor" operates on his new patient.Damian Lewis Spills On ‘Homeland’s’ Shocking Plot Twist and Brody’s Return|Andrew Romano|October 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He pulls the reader in with his unpretentious, laconic style, and with his refusal to shy away from acknowledging his own flaws.Seeking Reconciliation with a Terrorist: A Jewish Journey|Lisa Goldman|September 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
My take is somewhat more laconic: this just doesn't matter much.
Ramsey was laconic in response to inquiries upon this subject.Ramsey Milholland|Booth Tarkington
When I heard this laconic declaration of love, I began to laugh immoderately, tore myself from her grasp, and rushed away.Solomon Maimon: An Autobiography.|Solomon Maimon
Yet I had spoken with quite an unwonted degree of warmth, when contrasted with my ordinary laconic way of expressing myself.A Frontier Mystery|Bertram Mitford
More than once she had left him with a laconic "Bye-bye," and he had spent a miserable evening before an unsympathetic fire.The White Shield|Myrtle Reed
"Otherwise I should have preferred starving to coming here," answered the laconic neophyte.Night and Morning, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton