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Synonyms for brevity
ˈbrɛv ɪ tibrevi·ty

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. brevitynoun

    the use of brief expressions

    briefness, transience

  2. brevity, briefness, transiencenoun

    the attribute of being brief or fleeting

    transitoriness, briefness, transiency, transience

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  1. brevitynoun

    briefness, shortness

  2. brevitynoun

    conciseness, terseness, compression, succinctness, pithiness

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  1. List of paraphrases for "brevity":

    conciseness, shortness

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How to use brevity in a sentence?

  1. Samuel Taylor Coleridge:

    What is an epigram? A dwarfish whole, its body brevity, and wit its soul.

  2. William Shakespeare:

    Brevity is the soul of wit.

  3. Hosea Ballou:

    Brevity and conciseness are the parents of correction.

  4. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    All well-written e-mails are basically very short and to-the-point.Shakespeare had said it most appropriately centuries ago "Brevity is soul of the wit"; which applies to e-mails of 21st century perfectly. In my view, the secret of a good e-mail is that it has a good beginning as well as a good ending, with both being pretty close to each other.

  5. Dejan Stojanovic:

    To write good poems is the secret of brevity.

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