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1. The state or quality of being concise: "the quick, direct discrimination of this eye, which explains the vivid concision of his descriptions" (Henry James).
2. Archaic A cutting apart or off.
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the quality of being concise; brevity; terseness
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. concise quality; brevity; terseness.
2. Archaic. a cutting up or off; mutilation.
[1350–1400; Middle English (< Middle French) < Latin concīsiō=concīd(ere) (see concise) + -tiō -tion]
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|Noun||1.||concision - 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
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