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Laconic


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Laconic is an Adjective

Meaning : To the point, brief, using very few words, terse, blunt to the point of appearing rude

Related Forms

Noun: Laconicism

Adverb: Laconically


Special note : It is pronounced as La-kon-ik and is mainly used in the context of speech or expression.


Sample Usage

1. The clerk at the bank brushed aside the query with a shrug and a laconic reply.

2. Laconic dialogues make a scene in the film more impressive and meaningful at times.

3. The lawyer was getting irritated by the laconic replies of the accused.


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