Laconism legal definition of laconism
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laconicadjective abbreviated, abridged, adstrictus, brevis, brief, brusque, closemouthed, compendious, concise, condensed, contracted, curt, economical of words, epigrammatic, exact, mum, pauciloquent, pithy, pointed, precise, quiet, reserved, reticent, secretive, short, sparing of words, succinct, summarized, taciturn, telegraphic, terse, to the point, uncommunicative, unloquacious, untalkative
See also: brief, compact, concise, inarticulate, noncommittal, pithy, sententious, succinct, taciturn, unresponsive
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Bonnet states that the Revolutionary faith in language was experienced as immensely liberating in the early phases of the Revolution, contrasting as it did with the determined political laconism
of the Ancien Regime.
The line seems replete, seems to house reserves of meaning, as Peter's laconism
was said to be pregnant.
But this laconism
is a matter of style rather than of substance, and the fact remains that mathematical modeling is a scientific and paleography a humanistic discipline.