CONCISE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of CONCISE
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concise
 a.  brief and compact; expressing much in few words
Classic Sentence:
1  He again vividly recalled the details of the battle, no longer dim, but definite and in the concise form in which he imagined himself stating them to the Emperor Francis.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER IX
2  His arguments were concise, simple, and clear.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER V
3  Villefort had never been so concise and eloquent.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 110. The Indictment.
4  The style of the letter was decidedly concise and terse; but Tom thought it the most wonderful specimen of composition that had appeared in modern times.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
5  But if he wrote to his father, no wonder he was concise.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIX
6  Elizabeth replied very concisely that she was.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 56
7  To these communications Peggotty replied as promptly, if not as concisely, as a merchant's clerk.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 17. SOMEBODY TURNS UP
8  And he began clearly and concisely to explain his reasons for dissatisfaction with the Russian government.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER VI
9  "Ay, ay," said John, with equal conciseness.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
10  The compression of history produces conciseness in the historian.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER II—THE ROOT OF THE MATTER
Example Sentence:
1  When you define a new word, be concise: the shorter the definition, the easier it is to remember.
2  The time to begin revising for conciseness is when you have an acceptable first draft in hand.