Pallone found this unconscionable, particularly in an abbreviated two-month campaign.
Not that the government was admitting any of this during its abbreviated and often delayed press briefings.
mid-15c., from Latin abbreviatus, past participle of abbreviare "to shorten" (see abbreviation). Also sometimes 15c. abbrevy, from Middle French abrevier (14c.), from Latin abbreviare. Related: Abbreviated; abbreviating.