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 Dictionary entry overview: What does brevity mean? 

BREVITY (noun)
  The noun BREVITY has 2 senses:

1. the use of brief expressions
2. the attribute of being brief or fleeting

  Familiarity information: BREVITY used as a noun is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

BREVITY (noun)

Sense 1brevity [BACK TO TOP]


The use of brief expressions

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Hypernyms ("brevity" is a kind of...):

terseness (a neatly short and concise expressive style)

Sense 2brevity [BACK TO TOP]


The attribute of being brief or fleeting

Classified under:

Nouns denoting attributes of people and objects


brevity; briefness; transience

Hypernyms ("brevity" is a kind of...):

duration; length (continuance in time)

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