BREVITY in a Sentence

Learn BREVITY from example sentences, some of them are from classic books. The app collects 40,000 words and 300,000 sentences. Input your word, you get not only its meaning and example, but also some sentences' contexts in classic literature.

Email Leak Checker - keepds.com
 Input your word:
Want to search a word in classic works? Search Classic Quotes
 Meanings and Examples of BREVITY
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
brevity
 n.  quality or state of being brief in duration; concise expression
Classic Sentence:
1  She answered with equal indifference and brevity, and the other said no more.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 45
2  I visited many other apartments, but shall not trouble my reader with all the curiosities I observed, being studious of brevity.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 3: CHAPTER V.
3  The other project was, a scheme for entirely abolishing all words whatsoever; and this was urged as a great advantage in point of health, as well as brevity.
Gulliver's Travels(V2) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 3: CHAPTER V.
4  But what plays the mischief with this masterly code is the admirable brevity of it, which necessitates a vast volume of commentaries to expound it.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 89. Fast-Fish and Loose-Fish.
5  As for the tribe itself, it had been content to announce to Montcalm, through his emissaries, with Indian brevity, that their hatchets were dull, and time was necessary to sharpen them.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 28
6  Determined that there should be nothing in his conduct towards his mother resembling sullenness, he had occasionally spoken to her on passing matters, and would take no notice of the brevity of her replies.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: 4 An Hour of Bliss and Many Hours of Sadness
7  Then had come Lord Henry Wotton with his strange panegyric on youth, his terrible warning of its brevity.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In CHAPTER 2
8  "I am going to accept the situation, Judge Henderson," answered John, with a brevity that did not escape the keen old man.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois
Get Context   In XIII
Example Sentence:
1  The brevity of our lives breeds a kind of temporal parochialism—an ignorance of or an indifference to those planetary gears which turn more slowly than our own.
2  The brevity of the concert disappointed the audience.