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succinct (adj.)

early 15c., "having one's belt fastened tightly," from Latin succinctus "prepared, ready; contracted, short," past participle of succingere "tuck up (clothes for action), gird from below," from assimilated form of sub "up from under" (see sub-) + cingere "to gird" (see cinch (n.)). Sense of "brief, concise" first recorded 1530s. Related: Succinctness.

Origin and meaning of succinct

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Definitions of succinct

succinct (adj.)
briefly giving the gist of something;
succinct comparisons
Synonyms: compendious / compact / summary
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