The noun brevity is the quality of being short or lasting for only a short time.

Synonyms are briefness, conciseness, shortness, or curtness.

The word origins from Latin (15th century) brevitatem meaning “shortness” in space or time, from brevis meaning “short”.

We tackled about my problem in the lack of brevity.

His most recent speech is a model of clarity and brevity.

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