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brevity
n.-briefness or conciseness in speech or writing
concise
adj.-using few words in speaking and writing.
laconic
adj.-using few words in speech
pithy
adj.-brief and full of meaning and substance: concise
quiescent
adj.-quiet;still;inactive
reticent
adj.-not talking much;reserved.
succinct
adj.clearly and briefly stated
taciturn
adj.-silent;sparing of words;close-mouthed
terse
adj.-using only the words that are needed to make the point ;very concise,sometimes to the point of rudeness.