1 marked by brevity and clarity; concise
2 compressed into a small area
a encircled by or as if by a girdle
b drawn up tightly; closely fitting
(C15: from Latin succinctus girt about, from succingere to gird from below, from sub- from below + cingere to gird)
English Collins Dictionary - English Definition & Thesaurus
brief, compact, compendious, concise, condensed, gnomic, in a few well-chosen words, laconic, pithy, summary, terse, to the point
circuitous, circumlocutory, diffuse, discursive, long-winded, prolix, rambling, verbose, wordy
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