Meaningful to nonsensical

terse
(adj)
turse
Meaning

(of a statement) concise; abrupt; pithy; containing much meaning in few words

1st Sample Sentence

After losing the election, in a terse official statement the former chief minister announced that he would be retiring from politics immediately.

Root

tergere (to rub, polish, wipe) (Latin)

Synonyms

concise, succinct, terse

Antonyms

fulsome, gratuitous

Mnemonics

terse. sounds like TERESA. Here all her achievements, efforts everything has been consolidated, confined and put into a single word "MOTHER". So TERSE means brief, concise TEARse. when you tear your cloth it becomes brief, concise. TERSE rhymes with VERSE. jus a verse is always CONCISE and PITHY write mother teresa as terse. so u r riting concise and brief!

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