laconism

laconism

[lak-uh-niz-uhm]
noun
1.
laconic brevity.
2.
a laconic utterance or sentence.
Also, laconicism [luh-kon-uh-siz-uhm] .


Origin:
1560–70; < Greek lakōnismós, noun answering to lakōnízein to favor or imitate the Spartans. See laconic, -ism

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laconism or laconicism (ˈlækəˌnɪzəm, ləˈkɒnɪˌsɪzəm)
 
n
1.  economy of expression
2.  a terse saying
 
laconicism or laconicism
 
n

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