Sentence Examples for “Laconic”
Examples from the News for “Laconic”
Wish Trump was less moronic, and more laconic.
Source: New York Times, Apr 9, 2018
At one point during the meeting, Miller heavily criticized Tillerson, drawing a rare rebuke from the laconic secretary of state, who said he deserved respect.
Source: Washington Post May 23, 2018
Examples from Business for “Laconic”
The Intermediary Mr. yang, 60, is a laconic, deliverative man who appears to eschew the nouveau rich lifestyle embraced by many Chinese businesspeople
Source: New York Times, Aug 13, 2012
“Finally black”, was the laconic headline on a darkened front page, which like its British namesake is published in a salmon pink colour.
Source: The Guardian, Dec 7, 2012
Examples from Science and Medicine
That is one of the more verbose moments in Atkins’s elegant, laconic and consequently short book, The Creation.
Source: Nature, Jul 5, 2012
“I thought you would see that,” the squeaky laconic voice said, almost purring with approval for once.
Source: Scientific American, Jul 9, 2012
Definition of “Laconic”
brief and to the point; effectively cut short
Synonyms for “Laconic”
- pithy (definition: consisting of or abounding in pith; having substance and point; tersely cogent | definition of pith: the essential part : core; a usually continuous central strand of spongy tissue in the stems of most vascular plants that probably functions chiefly in storage)
- breviloquent (definition: marked by the brevity of speech)
- compendiary (definition: brief; obsolete definition: expeditious)
- sententious (definition: given to or abounding in aphoristic expression | definition of aphorism: a concise statement of a principle)
- short and sweet