brachiologia

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek βραχύς ‎(brakhús, short) + λογία ‎(logía, speech). Compare brachylogy.

Noun[edit]

brachiologia ‎(uncountable)

  1. (rhetoric) Brevity in speech.
    • 2009, Daniel Boyarin, Socrates & the fat rabbis, page 105:
      I have modified Irwin's presentation (with each speech on a separate line), following rather the way that Dodds presents the Greek, to give a better sense of the rapidity of brachyologia.

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