laconism

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin laconia, from Ancient Greek Λακεδαίμων (Lakedaímōn, the region surrounding the city of Sparta)

Noun[edit]

laconism (plural laconisms)

  1. (uncountable, rhetoric) Extreme brevity in expression.
  2. (countable) A very or notably brief expression.

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