Friday, May 13, 2011

laconic

laconic [ luh’-KON-ik ]
 adjective ]
 MEANING :
 marked by using few words; concise and brief
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 The municipal commissioner's laconic speech on the steps taken by the BMC to prevent waterlogging during the rainy season did not impress the media.
 USAGE EXAMPLE 2 :
 The only written monuments of the Vikings themselves are runic inscriptions. In Sweden there are some 3,500 inscriptions, mostly written on stone. They are often brief and laconic, and not very informative.