What does brevity mean?

brevity meaning in General Dictionary

Shortness of timeframe briefness period because the brevity of human being life

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  • making use of brief expressions
  • the attribute of being brief or fleeting
  • Shortness of timeframe; briefness of the time; as, the brevity of person life.
  • Contraction into few terms; conciseness.

brevity meaning in Etymology Dictionary

c.1500, from Latin brevitatem (nominative brevitas) "shortness" in area or time, from brevis "quick" (see brief (adj.)).


brevity meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) Shortness of duration; briefness of the time; because, the brevity of human being life.

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  • (n.) Contraction into few terms; conciseness.

Sentence Examples with the word brevity

Ziauddin Ahmad has delineated these arguments with admirable brevity and clarity.

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