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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The state of lasting a short time.

Usage examples (39)
  • Pedro was known for the briefness of his phone calls.
  • Here is a summary of the Sunday Round 17 games, please excuse the "briefness" of the resumes as I have just got in.
  • "Did you?" said the doctor matching her briefness.
  • And you can tell that from the relative briefness of the meeting. for more
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