1. [syn: conciseness, concision, pithiness, succinctness]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Succinct \Suc*cinct"\, a. [L. succinctus, p. p. of succingere to
gird below or from below, to tuck up; sub + cingere to gird.
1. Girded or tucked up; bound; drawn tightly together.
His habit fit for speed succinct. --Milton.
2. Compressed into a narrow compass; brief; concise.
Let all your precepts be succinct and clear.
The shortest and most succinct model that ever
grasped all the needs and necessities of mankind.
Syn: Short; brief; concise; summary; compendious; laconic;
[1913 Webster] -- Suc*cinct"ly, adv. --
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: terseness and economy in writing and speaking achieved by
expressing a great deal in just a few words [syn:
conciseness, concision, pithiness, succinctness]