pithiness


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pith·y

 (pĭth′ē)
adj. pith·i·er, pith·i·est
1. Precisely meaningful; forceful and brief: a pithy comment.
2. Consisting of or resembling pith.

pith′i·ly adv.
pith′i·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pithiness - terseness and economy in writing and speaking achieved by expressing a great deal in just a few words
terseness - a neatly short and concise expressive style
Translations

pithiness

[ˈpɪθɪnɪs] N (= terseness) → lo sucinto, concisión f

pithiness

n (fig)Prägnanz f, → Markigkeit f
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These represent his career star and explain accuracy and pithiness.
However apt Howe's pithiness was, it has been the project of American Jewish cultural history over the past four decades to fill in the blank spaces in his topography of Jewish life, particularly with respect to the changing gender roles and sexual attitudes of twentieth-century Jews as they increasingly have interacted, clashed, and come to influence the wider perception and practice of these values in American popular culture.
Its tasting notes says its "aroma hints at tart pithiness and the flavour is zesty and bitter from the use of Galaxy hops, followed by a lovely long, dry bitter finish.
The writing is often witty and light, but there are also lines of great pithiness and seriousness, as in a description of trench warfare:
In its characteristic pithiness, The Economist's Baobab blog describes one such encounter with traffic police in Freetown, Sierra Leone:
I raise these distinctions at the outset because Smith's otherwise admirable work of revisionism employs the terms 'anti-Semitic' and 'Semitic' and their cognates in ways that tacitly validate the Victorian racial constructs she seeks to expose as fantasies: the pithiness of Smith's repeated expression contrasting 'semantic' with 'Semitic' (189, 219), as well as her consistent use of 'anti-Semitic' (189, 192, 195, 201, 202, 205, 207, 209, 219), undercut her argument for deessentialization.
This is a superbly creative way of telling us about cattle-stealing: the lines spoken by Evan have a swagger and a pithiness which memorably encapsulates the whole problem.
Not much room for pithiness but it is a great title.
Perhaps it should be said that "with age, sometimes comes wisdom, but probably not as often as weak bladders" but that doesn't quite have the same pithiness.
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And pithiness was crucial to getting powerful action steps into your hands, so your families, companies and communities are empowered to make sustainability a priority.
Thomas Wightman, Augustus Eliaers, Ralph Mason, and Edward Hennessey are just a few of the furniture makers mentioned by Ward in relation to particular pieces and particular periods in such a way that the reader recognizes their styles or touches as well as unique skills, thus making the book as a part of its pithiness a primer on early American furniture for the budding collector.