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terse

adjective
 
 
/tɜːs/
said or written in a few words, often showing that you are annoyedBlunt and direct in speech and behaviourNot saying muchNot being friendlyNot saying muchBlunt and direct in speech and behaviourNot being friendlyDigressing and being indirect or evasiveNot being friendlyNot saying muchBlunt and direct in speech and behaviour
tersely adverb
Translations of “terse”
in Chinese (Traditional) 簡短生硬的, 簡要的…
in Russian краткий, лаконичный…
in Turkish kısa ve öz…
in Chinese (Simplified) 简短生硬的, 简要的…
in Polish zdawkowy…
(Definition of terse from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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