laconical

laconical

[luh-kon-i-kuhl]
adjective Archaic.

Origin:
1570–80; < Latin lacōnic(us) (see laconic) + -al1

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laconic or laconical (ləˈkɒnɪk)
 
adj
(of a person's speech) using few words; terse
 
[C16: via Latin from Greek Lakōnikos, from Lakōn Laconian, Spartan; referring to the Spartans' terseness of speech]
 
laconical or laconical
 
adj
 
[C16: via Latin from Greek Lakōnikos, from Lakōn Laconian, Spartan; referring to the Spartans' terseness of speech]
 
la'conically or laconical
 
adv

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