concision

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French concision

NounEdit

concision (uncountable)

  1. Conciseness, brevity or terseness.
  2. A form of media censorship where discussions are limited in topics on the basis of broadcast time allotments.
  3. A cutting off; a division; a schism or faction.
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Usage notesEdit

Relatively uncommon; brevity is rather more common.

Last modified on 12 August 2013, at 14:50