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1. laconic

adjective. ['lɑːˈkɑːnɪk'] brief and to the point; effectively cut short; `yes'".

Synonyms

  • curt
  • terse
  • concise

Antonyms

  • unfold
  • straight
  • hot
  • cool

Etymology

  • Laconicus (Latin)
  • Λακωνικός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Rhymes with Laconic

  • microelectronic
  • isoelectronic
  • telectronic
  • philharmonic
  • neoplatonic
  • flextronic
  • varitronic
  • ultrasonic
  • plantronic
  • planktonic
  • napoleonic
  • hydroponic
  • histrionic
  • ganglionic
  • electronic
  • audiotronic
  • tranzonic
  • telephonic
  • synchronic
  • supersonic
  • respironic
  • propionic
  • polyphonic
  • panasonic
  • nucleonic
  • monophonic
  • medtronic
  • lasersonic
  • hypertonic
  • hypersonic

How do you pronounce laconic?

Pronounce laconic as lɑˈkɑnɪk.

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Sentences with laconic


1. Adjective
Telegraphic speech obtains its name from its concise and laconic nature.

Quotes about laconic


1. To Garan's credit, the treatment of Dellian prisoners did change after that. One particularly laconic man, after a session in which Fire learned positively nothing, thanked her for it specifically. "Best dungeons I ever been in,"he said, chewing on a toothpick."Wonderful,"Garan grumbled when he had gone. "We'll grow a reputation for our kindness to lawbreakers.
- Kristin Cashore, Fire

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