brachylogy definition

  • noun:
    • Brevity of address; conciseness.
    • A shortened or condensed expression or appearance.
    • brief address; laconism
    • Any of several kinds of omission of words, such as the omission of an understood part of a phrase, because, the omission of "good" from "(good) morning!" (brachyology).
    • Conciseness of appearance; brevity.
    • In rhetoric and sentence structure, brevity of diction; a concise or abridged form of expression; particularly, non-repetition or omission of a word when its repetition or use would-be essential to complete the grammatical construction: since, i actually do not think so today, but I have (thought so); this might be nearly as good (as) or better than that.

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