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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Terseness and economy in writing and speaking achieved by expressing a great deal in just a few words.

Usage examples (37)
  • Adjective, : a pithy observation
  • Sorry for the lack of pithiness, Professor Althouse.
  • Otherwise the pithiness has the potential to be dangerously misleading.
  • Just found you today and may the springs of eternal pithiness bless you! for more
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