Etymology
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pithy (adj.)

early 14c., "strong, vigorous," from pith (n.) + -y (2). Meaning "full of substance or significance" is from 1520s; literal meaning "full of pith" not attested until 1560s. Related: Pithily; pithiness. Pithless "wanting strength, weak" is attested from 1550s but is rare.

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Definitions of pithy

pithy (adj.)
concise and full of meaning; "the peculiarly sardonic and sententious style in which Don Luis composed his epigrams"- Hervey Allen;
welcomed her pithy comments
Synonyms: sententious
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