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CONCISE, a. [L., cut off, brief, to cut. See Class Gd. No. 2. 4. 8. 49. 59.] Brief; short, applied to language or stile; containing few words; comprehensive; comprehending much in few words, or the principal matters only.

The concise stile, which expresseth not enough, but leaves somewhat to be understood.

Where the author is too brief and concise, amplify a little.

In Genesis, we have a concise account of the creation.



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CONCISE, a. [L., cut off, brief, to cut. See Class Gd. No. 2. 4. 8. 49. 59.] Brief; short, applied to language or stile; containing few words; comprehensive; comprehending much in few words, or the principal matters only.

The concise stile, which expresseth not enough, but leaves somewhat to be understood.

Where the author is too brief and concise, amplify a little.

In Genesis, we have a concise account of the creation.

CON-CISE', a. [L. concisus, cut off, brief, from concido; con and cædo, to cut. See Class Gd, No. 2, 4, 8, 49, 59.]

Brief; short, applied to language or style; containing few words; comprehensive; comprehending much in few words, or the principal matters only; as, in Genesis, we have a concise account of the creation. The concise style, which expresseth not enough, but leaves somewhat to be understood. – B. Jonson. Where the author is too brief and concise, amplify a little. – Watts.


Con*cise"
  1. Expressing much in a few words; condensed; brief and compacted; -- used of style in writing or speaking.

    The concise style, which expresseth not enough, but leaves somewhat to be understood.
    B. Jonson.

    Where the author is . . . too brief and concise, amplify a little.
    I. Watts.

    Syn. -- Laconic; terse; brief; short; compendious; summary; succinct. See Laconic, and Terse.

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Concise

CONCISE, adjective [Latin , cut off, brief, to cut. See Class Gd. No. 2. 4. 8. 49. 59.] Brief; short, applied to language or stile; containing few words; comprehensive; comprehending much in few words, or the principal matters only.

The concise stile, which expresseth not enough, but leaves somewhat to be understood.

Where the author is too brief and concise amplify a little.

In Genesis, we have a concise account of the creation.

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IMPORT'ANCE, n.

1. Weight; consequence; a bearing on some interest; that quality of any thing by which it may affect a measure, interest or result. The education of youth is of great importance to a free government. A religious education is of infinite importance to every human being.

2. Weight or consequence in the scale of being.

Thy own importance know.

Nor bound thy narrow views to things below.

3. Weight or consequence in self-estimation.

He believes himself a man of importance.

4. Thing implied; matter; subject; importunity. [In these senses, obsolete.]

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BAN, n.

1. A public proclamation or edict; a public order or notice, mandatory or prohibitory.

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2. Notice of a marriage proposed, or of a matrimonial contract, proclaimed in a church, that any person may object, if he knows of any kindred between the parties, of any precontract or other just cause, why the marriage should not take place.

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