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Date: 1400-1500
Language: Latin
Origin: , past participle of succingere 'to tuck up', from sub- ( SUB-) + cingere 'to put a belt around'

succinct

adjective
     
suc‧cinct
clearly expressed in a few words - use this to show approval [= concise]:
a succinct explanation
succinctly adverb:
Anderson put the same point more succinctly.
succinctness noun [uncountable]

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