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brev·i·ty

brevity

 
 
pronunciation:
bre vih ti
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: shortness of duration.
The world mourns the brevity of this great man's life.
synonyms:
briefness, ephemerality, shortness
antonyms:
length
definition 2: the writing or saying of much in few words; terseness.
As a writer, she's known for brevity.
synonyms:
briefness, conciseness, curtness, laconism, succinctness, terseness
antonyms:
verbosity
similar words:
compactness
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