pithy definition

  • adjective:
    • correctly important; forceful and brief: a pithy remark.
    • Consisting of or resembling pith.
    • Concise and important.
    • Of, like, or abounding in pith.
    • Consisting wholly, or perhaps in component, of pith; abounding in pith
    • Having nervous power; powerful; cogent.
    • concise and high in indicating
  • others:
    • regarding the nature of or saturated in pith; containing or abounding with pith: since, a pithy stem; a pithy compound.
    • Full of pith or power; forcible; containing a great deal in a concentrated or dense kind; of design, sententious: as, a pithy saying or appearance.
    • Given to the usage of pithy or forcible expressions.
    • Synonyms and Terse, laconic, concise, pointed, sententious.

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