Suc*cinct" (?), a. [L. succinctus, p.p. of succingere to gird below or from below, to tuck up; sub + cingere to gird. Cf. Cincture.]
Girded or tucked up; bound; drawn tightly together.
His habit fit for speed succinct.
Compressed into a narrow compass; brief; concise.
Let all your precepts be succinct and clear.
The shortest and most succinct model that ever grasped all the needs and necessities of mankind.
Syn. -- Short; brief; concise; summary; compendious; laconic; terse.
-- Suc*cinct"ly, adv. -- Suc*cinct"ness, n.
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