concision

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French concision.

NounEdit

concision (countable and uncountable, plural concisions)

  1. (somewhat rare) 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.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of South to this entry?)
  4. Mutilation.
  5. (Christianity) penile mutilation, emasculation (used as a polemical term in Paul's epistles)

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FrenchEdit

NounEdit

concision f (plural concisions)

  1. concision