succinct | succinctly

Exam frequency

GRE

medium

Banks

medium

Civil Services

medium

Meaning(s)

brief and clearly expressed

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succinct - brief

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To be ‘succinct’ means to speak in a clear, short way. By expressing what needs to be said without unnecessary words, you can hold the attention of an audience better and make your point easier to understand.

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Synonyms concise,abridged
Antonyms verbose,diffuse,rambling

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  1. I was given a succinct set of instructions which made performing the task relatively simple.

  2. Your speech is far too long-winded. Without succinctness you won’t grab the audience’s attention.

  3. I couldn’t understand the point Adam made in the meeting, so I asked him to put it more succinctly.

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