Complete Definition of "terse"

English

Pronunciation
a|RP IPA|/tÉËs/, SAMPA|/t3:s/
a|Canada|US IPA|/tÉËs/, SAMPA|/t3:rs/
rhymes|ÉË(ɹ)s

Etymology
From L. tersus, past participle of tergre (to cleanse).

Adjective
en-adj|ters|er

  1. context|of speech or style brief|Brief, concise, to the point.

#:He gave a terse, one-word answer.

  1. Abruptly or brusquely short.

Synonyms
abrupt
brusque
concise
curt

Antonyms
verbose
prolix

Derived terms
tersely
terseness

Translations
trans-top|a concise style or speech
Icelandic: stuttur og gagnorður m, stutt og gagnorð f, stutt og gagnyrt n; stuttur og laggóður m, stutt og laggóð f, stutt og laggott n
trans-mid
Japanese: t|ja|scJpan|ç°¡æãª|trkanmÄ na
trans-bottom

trans-top|abruptly or brusquely short
trans-mid
Japanese: t|ja|scJpan|ã¶ã£ããã¼ããª|trbukkirabÅ na
trans-bottom


Italian

Verb
terse

  1. form of|third-person|Third-person singular past historic|tergere#Italian|tergere|lang=Italian

terse f

  1. plural|Plural of terso

Category:Italian past participle forms
Category:Italian verb forms

de:terse
et:terse
io:terse
hu:terse
te:terse
vi:terse

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