Synonyms & Antonyms : Terse





Terse



( Adjective )


He made a
terse talk about the policy of this company.

Synonyms:

Neat

Short

Succinct

Laconic

Compact

Summary

Sententious

Condensed

Contextual Examples:

We managed to get the garden looking
neat and tidy.

I telephoned Mary a few minutes ago. It was a lively
short conversation I will always remember.

His replies were to the point and
succinct.

This description of the happenings at the airport is too
laconic. Will you mind giving me more details?

This is a
compact, handy dictionary of synonyms and antonyms perfectly illustrated with the usage of words.

It helps in the making of
summary of long passage by expanding your vocabulary.

The ideas contained in this book are
sententious and condensed.



Antonyms:

Diffuse

Circumlocutory

Confused

Discursive

Rambling

Verbose

Lengthy

Wordy

Contextual Examples:

This is story is a
diffused version of a little incident. It teaches the art of expanding ideas and expressions.

Huxley’s book is
verbose yet interesting.

Some of Thomas Harry’s stories are unnecessarily
lengthy.

It is desirable to avoid
wordy letters. Brevity in correspondence pays.




The Synonyms and Antonyms form an integral part of the English Language. Acquaintance with the vocabulary of the English language is a necessity for effective expression either in written or in an oral from. Synonyms are nothing but the similar meanings of a particular word or its semantic relation. A Synonym is a word or a phrase that means the same as another word or a phrase in the same language. Antonyms are the negative connotation of a particular word. An Antonym is a word or phrase that is opposite in meaning to a particular word or a phrase in the same language.

So enjoy this list and then get around for preparing your own list of Synonyms and Antonyms. There is no better way of boosting your words power. We have tried our best to make this site as informative as possible. It will certainly help in broadening the horizons of knowledge of the visitors.

Go to The Synonyms and Antonyms Index



Vocabulary| English Teacher| Etymology| Longest Word | Letter Writing



Proverbs| Misspelled Words| Contractions



From Terse to HOME PAGE